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Elvis is an enterprising man. He is 48-years old, married and lives in Irazola with his family.
Elvis's main motivation in life is his family. It is for them that he constantly works hard- to offer them better opportunities and to improve their quality of life.
For the last two years, Elvis has made his living in agriculture. His main crop is bananas. Farming has been going well for Elivs because he is a very responsible, hard-working, innovating person and, above all, because he always sells high-quality products at prices that are accessible to his customers.
Elvis is grateful for the Kiva lenders because, with the help they have offered him, he will be able to clear his fields of weeds to later update them with a corn crop. He will then be able to earn a greater income by selling his products and, little by little, save for expanding his plantings and offering his family a better future.
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Elvis es un hombre emprendedor, tiene 48 años de edad, es casado y vive en Irazola junto a su familia.
Su mayor motivación en la vida es su familia, es por ellos que lucha constantemente para poder ofrecerles mejores oportunidades y mejorar su calidad de vida.
Desde hace dos años se dedica a la agricultura, siendo su principal producto cultivado el plátano, le va muy bien porque es una persona muy responsable, trabajadora, innovadora y sobre todo porque siempre ofrece productos de calidad a un precio el alcance de los clientes.
Elvis está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado podrá realizar la limpieza de su terreno para posteriormente innovar con la siembra maíz. De esta manera podrá obtener más ingresos por la venta de sus productos y así poco a poco ahorrar para poder ampliar sus cultivos para poder brindar un mejor futuro a su familia.

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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.


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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 117
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,116,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Elvis to pay for clearing his fields in preparation for planting corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 26, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 25, 2015