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Erick Suheyl
Erick is a 19-year-old young man and he lives in the district of Ingenio, Nazca, Peru.

The district of Ingenio is known for developing in agriculture, specially the farming of prickly pear, cochineal, beans, Lima beans, fruit trees like mango and orange and others, One can also find the church of San José [Saint Joseph] which is built on the way of and dates from the colonial era. Ingenio also stands out for its gastronomy, specially the preparation of the delicious "Chicharrones" [fried pork rind] which are Erick's favourite dish.

On his free time Erick enjoys listening to music, but every once in a while he likes to go away or talk with his friends from his neighbourhood.

Erick studied to be an obstetrician but he would like to study Business management.

With lots of enthusiasm Erick works in his business selling sodas, beers and groceries in bulk, he works around 10 hours a day and offers his products to the different settlements that are in his district specially when there are celebrations for the feast day of a town's patron saint which is when he sells his products in bigger quantities.

He believes that his business is going well because he is very organised and because he knows the settlements very well and he know when are the celebrations in the surrounding zones and so his customers always look for him.

Erick is really grateful with Kiva lenders because thanks to the help they have provided him he will be able to buy merchandise for his business like sweets, domestic use products like dishes, glasses, jars and others because his customers are always asking him these products. This way he will have a bigger variety of products and will be able to improve his profits, then he will be able to keep his business growing and then realise one of his biggest dreams, to buy a vehicle to be able to transport his products.
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Erick es un joven de 19 años de edad, vive en el distrito de Ingenio, Nazca, Perú. El distrito de ingenio se caracteriza por desarrollarse la agricultura en especial el cultivo de tuna, cochinilla, frejoles, pallares, frutales como el mango y la naranja entre otros, asimismo podemos encontrar la iglesia de san jose la cual está construida a base de manera y data de la época colonial, también destaca por su gastronomía en especial la preparación de los riquísimos chicharrones, los cuales son el plato favorito de Erick. Erick en sus tiempos libres disfruta de escuchar música pero de vez en cuando le gusta salir a pasear o conversar con sus amigos de su barrio, Erick estudio la carrera de obstetricia pero le gustaría seguir la carrera de administración de empresas.

Con mucho entusiasmo Erick trabaja en su negocio de venta de bebidas gaseosas, cervezas y abarrotes al por mayor, el trabaja alrededor de 10 horas diarias y ofrece sus productos a los diversos caseríos que se encuentra en su distrito en especial cuando hay fiestas patronales en donde vende sus productos en mayores cantidades , el cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy organizado y porque conoce mucho los caseríos y siempre sabe cuando son las festividades de la zona y los clientes siempre lo buscan.

Erick está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar mercadería para su negocio como golosinas, productos de uso domestico como platos, vasos, jarras, entre otros, ya que los clientes siempre le piden estos productos, de esta manera el podrá tener más variedad de productos y podrá mejorar sus ingresos, así el podrá seguir creciendo y poder cumplir uno de sus grandes sueño:” comprar una movilidad para poder trasladar sus productos”.

Additional Information

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
  • 78
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,857,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Erick Suheyl to buy merchandise like sweets, domestic use products like dishes, glasses jars and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2012
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012