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Edgar is a farmer who rises very early each day to tend to his crops. His modest work as a farmer is the only source of income to cover his household expenses.

Edgar is grateful to the Kiva lenders because, thanks to their help, he can purchase fertilizers and compost to improve his asparagus crop. This way, with a better crop, he can continue working hard to make his greatest dream, that of having his own home, come true.
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Edgar es agricultor, cada día se levanta muy temprano para poder atender su cultivo ya que su humilde trabajo como agricultor es su única fuente de ingresos para poder solventar los gastos de su hogar.

Edgar está agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar fertilizantes y abono para poder mejorar su cultivo de espárragos, de esta manera poder tener un mejor cultivo y poder seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Tener su casa propia”.

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
  • 118
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Edgar to purchase fertilizers and compost.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 23, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 27, 2014