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Manuel Jesus
Manuel is an enterprising young man. He is 19 years old, single and lives with his family in the Lambayeque department of Peru.

For over a year Manuel has had a business selling honey and carob beans. The business is going very well because Manuel is very hard-working and has a great desire to get ahead; Manuel is responsible and, above all, wants to support his family.

Manuel is grateful to Kiva lenders because, with their support, he will be able to expand his business by buying more supplies for producing honey and carob beans. With this loan, Manuel will earn a higher income in order to offer his family a higher quality of life.
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Manuel es un joven emprendedor, tiene 19 años, es soltero y vive en el Departamento de Lambayeque junto a su familia.
Desde hace más de 1 año trabaja como comerciante de miel y algarrobina y le va muy bien porque es una persona muy trabajadora, con muchas ganas de salir adelante, responsable y sobre todo porque quiere apoyar a su familia.
Manuel está muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá ampliar su negocio adquiriendo más insumos con los que podrá fabricar la miel y algarrobina, de esta manera obtendrá mayores ingresos con los que podrá brindar un mejor nivel de vida a su familia.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,116,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $375 helped Manuel Jesus to buy supplies in order to expand his honey-producing business.
89% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: