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Hernan is an enterprising man. He is 38 years old, and he lives in Yarinacocha with his family.

Hernan has 2 wonderful children. He has always fought hard to be able to give them a good education and a better quality of life. Hernan has been a farmer for more than 10 years. He mainly cultivates bananas and cassava. His business is going well because he is very responsible and hardworking, and most of all because he has a lot of experience in farming and offers excellent quality products.

Hernan is grateful to the Kiva lenders, because with the support that they are providing he will be able to expand his cultivations so that he can increase his earnings. In this way, he will continue to exert himself in order to become one of the best producers in the area.
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Hernan es un hombre emprendedor, tiene 38 años de edad, vive en Yarinacocha junto a su familia.
Tiene 2 maravillosos hijos por quienes siempre ha luchado para poder brindarles una buena educación y una mejor calidad de vida.
Desde hace más de 10 años se dedica a la agricultura, los principales productos que siembra son el plátano y la yuca, le va muy bien porque es muy responsable, trabajador y sobre todo porque tiene mucha experiencia en este sector y ofrece productos de excelente calidad.
Hernan está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado podrá ampliar sus cultivos para poder tener mayores ganancias, así seguirá esforzándose para convertirse en el mejor productor de la zona.

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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
  • 42
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Hernan to expand his cassava and banana plantations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 17, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015