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Jimmy Pool
Jimmy is 34 years old. He lives in the city of Pisco, a city located on the Peruvian coast. It is known for its varied cuisine, its beautiful beaches, and above all its tourist attractions. Jimmy is a very hardworking man who above all really wants to get ahead. That is why he works every day as a gardener, and with the income from his job he is able, with much effort, to pay for his household expenses. Jimmy believes that he is getting ahead because he is very responsible and he is always reliable with the customers.

Jimmy is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help they have given he will be able to buy construction materials such as bricks, sand, concrete, and more. This way, he will be able to improve his parents' house, since the walls are cracked. This will improve his quality of life, and he will keep fighting to be able to make his biggest dream come true: own his own home and keep helping his family.
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Jimmy tiene 34 años, vive en la ciudad de Pisco, ciudad ubicada en la costa peruana, la cual se caracteriza por su gastronómica variada, sus hermosas playas y sobre todo por sus lindos atractivos turísticos. Jimmy es un hombre muy trabajador y sobre todo con muchas ganas de salir adelante, es por ello que cada día trabaja como jardinero, y con el fruto de su trabajo puede solventar los gastos de su hogar con mucho esfuerzo; Jimmy cree que está saliendo adelante porque es muy responsable y siempre es cumplido con los clientes.

Jimmy esta muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar materiales de construcción como ladrillos, arena, hormigón, entre otros, de esta manera podrá mejorar la vivienda de sus padres ya que las paredes están rajadas, de esta manera mejorara su calidad de vida y seguirá luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener su casa propia y seguir apoyando a su familia”.

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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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Jimmy Pool to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 22, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015