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Roy is a hardworking man. He is 40 years old and lives with his family in San Martin. Roy has five children who are his greatest source of pride. For this reason, he strives each day to provide them a better future.

Roy has worked in agriculture for many years. He plants mainly corn during favorable seasons. Some time ago, he began dabbling in cacao crops and is doing very well. As a boy, Roy learned how to farm by helping his parents in the fields. He gained a great deal of knowledge from those experiences. In addition, he is passionate about cultivating different crops and is concerned about providing a quality product to his customers.

Roy is grateful to the Kiva lenders for the support they have provided. He will be able to buy supplies so that he can fertilize his crops, which include the cacao plants that he cultivating in order to generate more income. As a result, his family’s quality of life will improve. Thanks to this support, Roy can continue to move forward so that he can become the most important producer in the area.
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Roy es un hombre trabajador, tiene 40 años de edad y vive en San Martin junto a su familia.
Tiene 5 hijos quienes son su mayor orgullo y por quienes lucha día a día para poder brindarles un futuro mejor.
Desde hace muchos años se dedica a la agricultura, principalmente sembrando maíz en temporadas favorables, desde hace algún tiempo viene innovando en el cultivo de cacao y le va muy bien ya que desde muy niño apoyaba a sus padres en la chacra y tiene muchos conocimientos sobre ello, a parte que le apasiona cultivar diversos productos y se preocupa por brindar frutos de calidad a los clientes.
Roy está agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado él podrá comprar insumos como fertilizantes para poder abonar sus cultivos, también ampliará las plantaciones de cacao para poder obtener mayores ingresos y así mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia. Gracias a este apoyo seguirá esforzándose para poder más adelante convertirse en el productor más importante 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
  • 43
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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 $375 helped Roy to buy fertilizers for his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 30, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015