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Simon Honorato
Simon is a very hardworking man who has dedicated himself to agriculture for many years. He owns a small plot of land in the city of Camana, which is the city where he currently lives. Simon spends about 9 hours per day cultivating it as he is always watching over the growth of his crops, and he feels it is going well because of that.

Simon is grateful to Kiva lenders as thanks to the help they have provided him, he can purchase manure and fertilizer, maintain his crops, etc. which allows him to continue to strive to realize his greatest dream: "To be a great farmer."
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Simon en un hombre muy trabajador en cual se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años, el posee una pequeña parcela en la ciudad de Camana, que es la ciudad donde el vive actualmente. Simón le dedica a su cultivo alrededor de 9 horas al día ya que siempre esta al pendiente del crecimiento de su cultivo, por ello cree que le va bien.

Simon está agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar abono, fertilizantes, brindar mantenimiento al cultivo, entre otros; lo que le permitirá seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Ser un gran agricultor”.

Additional Information

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
  • 80
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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 Simon Honorato to purchase manure, fertilizer, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 7, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014