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Diego Jaen Carlos
Diego is a 21-year-old young man. He lives in Pisco city, a city with beautiful beaches, marvelous tourist attractions, and a variety of local cuisine. Since he was very young, Diego has had to work. His parents are poor. This is why he only completed his education to the fifth year of secondary school. He would have liked to go to university.
In the early morning hours, Diego goes to work as a fisherman. He works about ten hours a day. With his earnings he is able to help with the household expenses. He believes he is moving forward as he is responsible and is friendly to his customers.
Diego is very appreciative for the KIVA loans, as thanks to their help he is able to buy construction materials such as cement, sand, bedrock, concrete and the other items he needs to finish the construction of a part of their house. In this way he can improve the quality of life for his family and continue to strive to meet his long-term goal of finishing his home and giving a better quality of life to his family.
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Diego es un joven de 21 años, vive en la ciudad de Pisco, ciudad con muchas playas hermosas, atractivos turísticos maravillosos y también una gastronomía variada. Diego es un joven que desde pequeño tuvo la necesidad de poder trabajar ya que sus padres tenían pocos recursos económicos, es por ello que solo pudio estudiar hasta el quinto grado de secundaria, pero le hubiera gustado poder estudiar una carrera universitaria.

En horas de la madrugada Diego se levanta para poder trabajar ya que el es pescador, el trabaja alrededor de 10 horas al día, y con el fruto de su trabajo puede apoyara en casa con los gastos del hogar, el cree que está saliendo adelante porque es responsable y amable con los clientes.

Diego está muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le están brindado el podrá comprar materiales de construcción como cemento, base, arena, hormigón, entre otros para poder terminar de construir una parte de su vivienda, de esta manera el podrá ir mejorando la calidad de vida de su familia y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Terminar de construir su vivienda y darle una mejor 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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Diego Jaen Carlos to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013