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Benjamin is a hard-working man. He is 28 years old, single, and lives in Huanuco with his family.

For more than 4 years, he has worked in agriculture; his principal product that he plants is cocoa. It is going well for him because he is a tenacious and responsible person and, above all, because he knows a lot about agriculture and his products are of excellent quality.

Benjamin is grateful to the Kiva lenders because, with the support that they have offered, he will be able to purchase supplies such as fertilizers and pesticides to be able to carry out the maintenance of his crop, and in this way to get better quality products and be able to get more income from their sale. So, with much effort and dedication, he will be able, in the future, to reach one of his biggest dreams, to expand his cocoa plantation.
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Benjamin es un hombre trabajador, tiene 28 años de edad, es soltero y vive en Huanuco junto a su familia.
Desde hace más de 4 años se dedica a la agricultura, el principal producto que siembra es el cacao, le va muy bien porque es una persona muy luchadora, responsable y sobre todo porque tiene muchos conocimientos sobre agricultura y sus productos son de excelente calidad.
Benjamin está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá comprar insumos como fertilizantes y plaguicidas para poder llevar a cabo el mantenimiento de sus cultivos, para que de esta manera obtenga productos de mejor calidad y pueda obtener mayores ingresos de sus ventas. Así, con mucho esfuerzo y dedicación el podrá más adelante poder cumplir una de sus más grandes metas: "Ampliar sus plantaciones de cacao".

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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.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    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 $1,075 helped Benjamin to purchase fertilizers and pesticide to maintain his crop.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 13, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: