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Luis Alberto
Luis is a humble mechanic. He works in the city of Chincha and started his small business with a lot of effort and saving up. He started this business to help his wife and three children, whom he loves very much, to get ahead. Luis thinks that he is prospering because he is very friendly and honest with his customers.

Luis is grateful for this support being provided by Kiva lenders. Thanks to it, he will be able to buy building materials and make improvements to his home. He can then give his family a better quality of life and continue fighting to make his dream, of seeing his children become professionals, a reality.
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Luis es un humilde mecánico, el trabaja en la ciudad de chincha y inicio su pequeño negocio con mucho esfuerzo y ahorro, sobre todo porque tiene que sacar adelante a su esposa y a sus 3 hijos a quienes quiere mucho; Luis cree que está saliendo adelante porque es muy amable con sus clientes y honrado.

Luis agradece el apoyo que le brindan los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a ello podrá comprar materiales de construcción y poder realizar mejoras en su vivienda, así podrá dar una mejor calidad de vida a su familia y seguir luchando por hacer realidad su sueño:” darle una profesión a sus hijos”.

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
  • 84
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Luis Alberto to buy building materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2013
Sep 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014