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Antonio is a hard-working 69-year-old man. He is married and lives with his family in Huarmey. His main motivation in life is his family, and since he was young he has fought to give them a better future. He has been working in fishing for the last 30 years, and he has always done well because he is a very hard-working and responsible person and because he has been able overcome life's difficulties. Antonio is grateful to the Kiva lenders because with their help he will be able to buy fishing nets, as his current nets are worn out. If he catches more fish, he will increase his income and he will keep striving to improve his family's quality of life.
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Antonio es un hombre trabajador, tiene 69 años de edad, es casado y vive en Huarmey junto a su familia.
Su mayor motivación es su familia, es por ellos que desde muy joven ha luchado para poder brindarles un futuro mejor.
Desde hace más de 30 años se dedica a la pesca artesanal, siempre le ha ido muy bien porque es una persona muy trabajadora, responsable, y porque ha sabido superar las dificultades de la vida.
Antonio está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá comprar redes de pesca, ya que sus anteriores redes están deterioradas. Con esto consiguiendo pescar más sus ingresos se incrementarán y seguirá esforzándose para poder mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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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
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Antonio to buy fishing nets for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 2, 2015