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Silvano lives in the city of Nazca and is a very friendly man and, above all, has a great desire to get ahead. For this, he works with great care as a farmer. At the moment he plants prickly pear cactus, which is currently in a stage of infestation. Additionally, he also grows crops such as onion, prickly pear cactus, potato and garlic. In this way he can have income to be able to help his family get ahead, since this job is his only source of income.

Silvano is very grateful for the support that the Kiva lenders are offering him since, thanks to their help, he will be able to purchase manure, fertilizer, pay the costs of irrigation, among others, which will permit him to have a good harvest and continue working and fighting to be able to help his children get ahead and realize his great dream: to have his own land to plant and improve his quality of life.
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Silvano vive en la ciudad de Nazca, e sun hombre muy amigable y sobre todo con muchas ganas de salir adelante, es por ello que trabaja con mucho esmero como agricultor, actualmente tiene ha sembrado tuna, la cual se encuentra en etapa de infestación, asimismo también cultiva productos como cebolla, tuna, papa y ajo, de esta manera puede tener ingresos para poder sacar adelante a su familia, ya que este oficio es su única fuente de ingresos.

Silvano esta muy agradecido por el apoyo que le están brindando los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda, podrá comprar abono, fertilizantes, solventar los gastos de regadío, entre toros; lo que le permitirá tener una buena cosecha y seguir trabajando y luchando para poder sacara adelante a sus hijos y hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Tener una terreno propio para sembrar y mejorar su calidad de vida”.

Additional Information

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
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Silvano to purchase manure, fertilizer, and irrigation costs, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 28, 2014
Jun 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014