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Alan Dennis
30-year old Alan is single and lives with his parents and siblings in the town of Camaná, known for its warm climate and beautiful beaches. Alan is a hardworking, diligent man with a great sense of humour. In his free time he likes to play football with his friends and siblings, and sometimes cooks a delicious meal of 'seco de pollo' to share with his family. Unfortunately, because of lack of money, he wasn't able to go to college, but he still dreams of being able to study agriculture.

Thanks to his enterprising attitude and a wish to help his family, Alan found a job in agriculture and has a small piece of land where he grows beans. He spends about 12 hours a day working on his land. He enjoys running his business as he has always liked working on the land.

He is very grateful to Kiva donors as it is through their help that he will be able to buy manure and fertilizer and care for his fields. His harvest will be good, and he will increase his income. Then he will be able to fulfill his greatest dreams of studying agriculture at college and helping his family get ahead.
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Alan es un hombre de 30 años, soltero, vive con sus padres y hermanos en la ciudad de Camaná, caracterizada por clima cálido y hermosas playas; Alan es un hombre muy trabajador, persevante, con un gran sentido del humor, en sus ratos libres le gusta jugar futbol con sus amigos y hermanos, y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo “Seco de Pollo” para compartir con su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos no pudo cursar una carrera profesional, pero sueña con poder estudiar la carrera de Agronomía. Gracias a su espíritu emprendedor y al apoyo de su familia, Alan se dedica a la agricultura ya que cuenta con un pequeño terreno en el cual cultiva frejoles, él dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 12 horas diaria, él se encuentra muy a gusto en su negocio, ya que siempre le ha gustado mucho las labores del campo. Alan se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, gracias a ese apoyo podrá realizar la compra de abono, fertilizantes y podrá realizar el mantenimiento del cultivo; de esta manera podrá sostener la cosecha de su cultivo e incrementar sus ingresos y así de esta manera espera poder cumplir su gran sueño de estudiar la carrera de agronomía para poder ayudar a su familia a salir adelante.

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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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Alan Dennis buy manure, fertilizer etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 16, 2013
Jun 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 5, 2014