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Aquiles is a hardworking man. He is 61 years old and lives in Huanuco with his wife their two children. His greatest motivation in life is his children. For them, he wakes up early in order to go to work and provide them with a better future.For many years, he has worked in agriculture, growing plantains on his land. It is going very well because he is hardworking, responsible, and offers high-quality products.

Aquiles is thankful to Kiva investors because he will be able to buy agricultural products like fertilizers and pesticides in order to maintain his crops, expand his sown land, and increase his income via sales with their support. With his earnings, he will be able to improve his family's quality-of-life and continue striving for a better future.
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Aquiles es un hombre trabajador, tiene 61 años de edad y vive en Huanuco junto a su esposa y sus dos hijos.
Su mayor motivación en la vida son sus hijos. Es por quienes se levanta desde temprano para ir a trabajar y poder brindarles un futuro mejor.
Desde hace varios años se dedica a la agricultura, cultivando principalmente el plátano en un predio que tiene, le va muy bien porque es muy trabajador, responsable y porque ofrece productos de excelente calidad.
Aquiles está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá comprar insumos como fertilizantes y plaguicidas para el mantenimiento de sus cultivos así como ampliar la plantación y así tener mayores ingresos con las ventas. Con estas ganancias él podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia y seguirá esforzándose para tener un futuro mejor.

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
  • 68
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,916,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $725 helped Aquiles to buy agricultural products (fertilizers and pesticides) to maintain his crops and expand his sown land.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 17, 2014
Jul 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: