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Robert Nicolas
Robert is a 26 year old young man who lives in the city of Imperial. He is very charismatic and above all he wishes to get ahead. Robert works as a helper in construction and a house painter day-to-day. With the fruit of his work going to his student expenses, he finds him self pursuing a degree in Agricultural Engineering. Robert works around 9 hours a day and goes to the schools in the evenings. He believes he is getting ahead because he tries hard and above all, he is very responsible.

Robert is very grateful to Kiva's loaners. Thanks to the help they've offered, he is able to buy a gas stove for his home. Currently, he is cooking with wood, and because of this, there have been some accidents. In this manner, Robert will be able to contribute to the well-being of his family and keep fighting each day to be able to make his biggest dream a reality: to finish his education in Agricultural Engineering and improve his family's quality of life.
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Robert es un joven de 26 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de Imperial y es un joven muy carismático y sobre todo con muchas ganas de salir adelante. Dia a día Robert trabaja como ayudante de construcción y como pintor de casas culminadas, con el fruto de su trabajo solventa con esfuerzo sus gastos estudiantiles ya que él se encuentra cursando la carrera de Ingeniería Agrónoma, Robert trabaja alrededor de 9 horas y por las tardes acude a su centro de estudios, Robert cree que esta saliendo adelante porque se esfuerza mucho y sobre todo es muy responsable.

Robert está muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar una cocina a gas para su hogar, ya que actualmente cocina a leña y debido a ello ha tenido algunos accidentes; de esta manera Robert podrá colaborar con el bienestar de su familia y seguir luchando cada día para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Terminar su carrera de Ingeniería Agrónoma y mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia”.

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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
  • 76
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Robert Nicolas purchase a gas stove.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013