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Gerson is a hard-working man, he is 38 years old, married, and lives in Yarinacocha with his family. His family is the greatest motivation he has and it's because of them that he strives every day to be able to bring them a better future. Currently he works for the city as a mechanic, providing maintenance services on the vehicles. It is going very well because he is a very responsible person, entrepreneurial, honest, and has desires to get ahead. He also has a mechanic shop at his home and he provides services of excellent quality to all of his customers.

Gerson is grateful for the Kiva lenders because with the support that they have provided he will be able to buy a living room set for his home as well as mechanical parts for his work. With these, he will obtain larger earnings and will keep striving ahead to be able to fulfill his greatest dream: "Have his own workshop for cars and heavy machinery."
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Gerson es un hombre trabajador, tiene 38 años de edad, es casado y vive en Yarinacocha junto a su familia.
Su familia es la mayor motivación que tiene y es por ellos que lucha día a día para poder brindarles un futuro mejor.
Actualmente trabaja en La Municipalidad desempeñando el cargo de Mecánico, brindado servicios de mantenimiento a los vehículos, le va muy bien porque es una persona muy responsable, emprendedor, honesto y con muchos deseos de superación. También tiene un taller de mecánica en su domicilio y brinda servicios de excelente calidad a todos sus clientes.
Gerson está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado podrá comprar un juego de sala para su domicilio así como repuestos de mecánica para su trabajo, con esto obtendrá mayores ingresos y seguirá esforzándose para más adelante poder cumplir su más grande sueño: "Tener su taller de autos y maquinaria pesada".

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,985,050
    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 $1,450 helped Gerson to buy a living room set for his home and mechanical parts for his work.
70% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: