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Luis Felipe
Luis is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because thanks to their help he will be able to buy merchandise for his small clothes shop such as polo shirts, shorts, underwear and skirts among others. This will give him an extra income to be able to pay for his household expenses. He also works as a taxi driver. With this effort and hard work he hopes to be able to fulfill his dream “to have his own shop and a taxi service”.
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Luis está muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias al apoyo que le están brindando el podrá comprar mercadería para su pequeño negocio de venta de ropa, como como polos, short, bividis, faldas, entre otros; de esta manera podrá tener un ingreso mas para solventar los gastos del hogar, ya que también trabaja como chofer de taxi, así el podrá seguir esforzándose y trabajando para poder hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Tener un local propia y una empresa de taxis”.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.

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.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 157
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Luis Felipe to buy merchandise such as polos, shorts, underwear, skirts and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014