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Arturo
Arturo is 29 years old. He is a man with a lot of desire to improve his life and to get ahead, in addition to being friendly and polite with other people.He is married to Sara who is a housewife and the mother of his two children with whom he lives in their own home. Arturo is employed selling homemade bricks. He prepares these bricks in his home and he makes sales to his friends, neighbors, family members and other people. He started his business by reselling bricks which allowed him to increase his capital. Later, he decided to make the bricks himself and he currently does this together with his brother. He decided to begin this business because of his need for additional earnings to support his wife because his earlier wages were not able to cover the expenses of their home. In light of the good results he has had he desires to open a restaurant as a business in the future because he likes to cook. This is his first loan through Kiva and he feels grateful for the financial support he is receiving to get ahead. Moreover, he promises to make his payments on time. WIth the amount of $550 that he is seeking he will buy materials like sand, and cement, among others to manufacture his bricks.
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Arturo, de 29 años de edad, es un hombre con muchas ganas de progresar y salir adelante, además de ser amable y cordial con las personas. Está casado con Sara quien es ama de casa y madre de sus 2 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. La actividad que realiza Arturo es la venta de ladrillos artesanales. Prepara estos ladrillos en su casa y la venta lo realiza a sus amigos, vecinos, familiares y otras personas. Se inicio revendiendo ladrillos logrando hacer crecer su capital, luego decidió elaborar el mismo estos ladrillos, y hasta el momento lo realiza junto a su hermano. Se decidió a empezar este negocio por la necesidad de contar con un ingreso adicional para apoyar a su esposa pues los ingresos que obtenía anteriormente no le alcanzaban para cubrir con los gastos del hogar.Por tanto, viendo los buenos resultados que tiene, desea en un futuro abrir un negocio de un restaurante pues le gusta la cocina. Este es su primer préstamo con Kiva y se siente agradecido por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual.
Con el monto solicitado de 1500 nuevos soles comprará materiales como arena, pegamento , entre otros para la elaboración de sus ladrillos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 105
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,923,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Arturo to purchase sand and cement and other materials for the manufacture of bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2013
Listed
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 2, 2015