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Irio Santiago
Irio, 34, is a hard-working man who is married and lives in Manantay with his family. He is a person who is very determined to get ahead and his family is his greatest motivation in life. It is for them that he works tirelessly in order to offer them the best of opportunities.

For a year now he has been working at a hardware store and it is going well since he is very responsible, hard-working and entertprising, and because he is always kind and attentive to customers.

Irio is grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to your support he will be able to begin a small hardware business and become independent and earn more income from his own business. This will encourage him to work even harder and improve his family's quality of life little by little.
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Irio es un hombre trabajador, tiene 34 años de edad, es casado y vive en Manantay junto a su familia.
ES una persona con muchas ganas de salir adelante, su mayor motivación en la vida es su familia y es por ellos que trabaja incansablemente para poder ofrecerles mejores oportunidades.
Desde hace 1 año trabaja en una ferretería y le va muy bien porque es una persona muy responsable, trabajador, emprendedor y porque siempre es amable y atento con los clientes.
Irio está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá iniciar un pequeño negocio de ferretería y así pueda independizarse y tener mayores ingresos con un negocio propio, de esta manera seguirá esforzándose para poco a poco mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.

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 $725 helped Irio Santiago to open a small hardware business.
60% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: