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Victor Pedro
Victor is a 55-year-old man. He lives in the city of Cañete in the district of Imperial with his wife and three children. He is very hardworking and enthusiastic and he puts all of his effort into getting his family ahead. Unfortunately, due to a lack of financial means and a need for him to work at a very young age, Victor was not able to pursue a degree.

On his own initiative, Victor works growing medicinal plants that he then sells in his city's markets. He works every day for around 10 hours and he believes it is going well because of his hard work and dedication.

Victor is very thankful to Kiva's lenders, as it is thanks to the help he has been offered that he will be able to make improvements to his home. He wants to reinforce the roof and walls of his home. Victor will keep working and applying himself to achieve his greatest dream of having a safe, suitable home for his family.
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Victor es un hombre de 55 años, vive en la ciudad de Cañete, en el distrito de Imperial con su esposa y sus 3 hijos, el es muy trabajador, entusiasta, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad que tuvo de trabajar desde muy joven, Victor no pudo estudiar una carrera profesional.
Por iniciativa propia, Victor se dedica a sembrar plantas medicinales, las cuales luego vende en los mercados de su ciudad, el trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por su dedicación y esfuerzo.
Victor se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada realizara el mejoramiento de su vivienda, ya que desea reforzar el techado y las paredes de su hogar, así pues Victor seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de tener una vivienda segura y adecuada para su familia.

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About Caja Rural Señor de Luren

Caja Rural Señor de Luren is a microfinance institution based in Ica in southern Peru that primarily promotes the development of the country’s agricultural sector through lending. Today, it also offers credit for consumers, microenterprises and housing improvements, and has expanded its financial services to promote micro-savings and provide micro-insurance. This institution has been instrumental in helping borrowers recover from the devastating earthquake in the Ica region in 2007, and works with Peru’s National Bank to reach some of the poorest and most remote microfinance clients in the country.

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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 106
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,068,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD