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Total loan: $7,450

Jean Pierre

Lima, Lima, Peru / Education

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A loan helped to continue his studies in maintenance mechanics engineering at Senati.

Jean Pierre's story

Jean Pierre is a young student who lives in his grandfather's house together with his mother and his four brothers. His mother works as a street vendor selling breakfasts in the center of the city. She suffers from hypertension and was hospitalized with a diabetic coma.

Currently, he is the only one who is studying in an institute. Jean Pierre chose his degree because he used to help out a friend who worked in the sector and learned from that experience. Now, he wants to do it professionally.

Jean Pierre has already been studying for 8 months, and he has 40 months to go. He is asking for Kiva's support so his studies are not cut short because his household's economics are not very good due to his mother's illness

His greatest dream in life is to open his own business for general maintenance services. This is why he wants to say a few words to all the Kiva investors: "Thank you very much for supporting young people with dreams, who are undeterred despite the obstacles that may be in our paths. In this life, everything is about giving, and what's better than the satisfaction of knowing your support was not in vain."