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Nahum is a young entrepreneur, he is 25 years old, single, and lives in San Martin alongside his family. For more than 5 years he has made a living from agriculture, cultivating mainly cacao, grapes, and beans. He is doing very well because he is a very responsible, hardworking person, and because he takes good care of his crops to obtain products of an excellent quality.

Nahum is grateful to the Kiva lenders because with the support that they have given him, he will be able to purchase inputs like fertilizers and pesticides to be able to give maintenance to the plants. That way, at the end of the crop season he will obtain products of greater quality, with which he will increase his sales.
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Nahum es un joven emprendedor, tiene 25 años de edad, es soltero y vive en San Martin junto a su familia.
Desde hace más de 5 años se dedica a la agricultura, cultivando principalmente el cacao, uva y frejol. Le va muy bien porque es una persona muy responsable, trabajador y porque cuida muy bien de sus cultivos para obtener productos de excelente calidad.
Nahum está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá comprar insumos como fertilizantes y plaguicidas para poder realizar el mantenimiento de las plantas y así al final de la cosecha pueda obtener productos de mayor calidad con lo cual incrementará sus ventas.

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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
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,907,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Nahum to purchase inputs (fertilizers and pesticides) for the plantation's maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 30, 2014
Jul 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014