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Juan Alberto
Juan Alberto is single and has no children. His main business has been to provide urban transportation services for more than 4 years throughout the whole city of Ica. Juan is very responsible and uses his vehicle for business purposes every day. With the proceeds, he has been able to buy a piece of land where he will build his house. His income is 300 PEN on a weekly basis.

He will use the loan to invest in the purchase of electronics to start another business. His main challenge is the cold he has to endure every night when he works in the early mornings as a taxi driver. His dream is to be able to build his own house and get married.
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El Sr. Juan Alberto es soltero, no tiene hijos, su principal negocio es brindar el servicio de transporte urbano por más de 4 años en toda la ciudad de Ica, el Sr. Juan es muy responsable, trabaja todos los días en su movilidad con lo que ha podido comprar un terreno donde va a construir su casa; sus ingresos son de S/ 300 nuevos soles semanales. El crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de electrodomésticos para iniciar otro negocio. Su principal desafío es el frio que tiene que soportar todas las noches cuando trabaja en la madrugada haciendo taxi; su sueño es poder construir su casa propia y casarse.

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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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,914,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Juan Alberto to buy electronics to start another business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012