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Marcelino is a young entrepreneur. He is 21 years old, and lives in Manantay with his wife and son. For several years, he has been working as a security guard in a financial institution, and he is doing well since is a responsible and hardworking person. His family is his biggest motivation, and he wants to help them get ahead and provide them with a better future.

Marcelino is grateful to Kiva lenders, as with the help they provide, he will be able to buy merchandise for the opening of his food stand in the near future, and this will allow him to obtain additional income and improve his quality of life.
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Marcelino es un joven emprendedor, tiene 21 años de edad, vive en Manantay junto a su esposa y su hijo.
Desde hace varios años trabaja como vigilante en una Entidad Financiera y le va muy bien porque es una persona muy responsable, trabajadora y porque su mayor motivación es su familia y quiere sacarlos adelante y brindarles un futuro mejor.
Marcelino está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá comprar mercadería para la próxima apertura de su puesto de comida, para así obtener un ingreso adicional y mejorar su calidad de vida.

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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
  • 45
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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 $1,450 helped Marcelino to buy merchandise to open a food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 2, 2015