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Sabina is a member of the Virgen de las Mercedes community bank. Sabina is 60, married, and has three grown and married children. Sabina is from Iquitos. When she was 8, she and her family came to Lima. She studied to be a nurse, and she worked as a nurse until her retirement two years ago.

At that time she started to sell cakes and cookies in her home. Now she has a store-bazaar.

She needs a loan of 2000 PEN to buy crockery, which she would buy from the factories. Since she has been with Finca she has been able to better establish her store, and her business has grown. She learned to how to manage her business, to not waste money, and to keep investing.

Sabina’s dream is to find another location to expand her business.
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Sabina es socia del Bancomunal Virgen de las Mercedes.
Sabina es casada tiene 60 años, tres hijos que son mayores y están casados.
Sabina es de Iquitos llego con su familia Lima a los 8 años, estudio enfermería la ejerció hasta que se jubilo hace dos años, a la par ella empezó a vender en su casa bizcochitos, galletas así empezó poco a poco hoy en día tiene una bodega-bazar.
Sabina necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles, para la compra de loceria, compra en las fábricas.
Desde que esta en Finca, ha implementado más su negocio, su negocio ha crecido, aprendió a mantener su negocio, ha no gastarse el capital y seguir invirtiendo.
El sueño de Sabina es buscar otro local para ampliar su negoció

Additional Information

About FINCA Peru

This loan is administered by FINCA Peru, one of Kiva’s Field Partners in Peru. FINCA Peru is dedicated to empowering socially and economically disadvantaged women in Peru, contributing to the development of their families, and building sustainable communities.

In 1990, FINCA Peru began by lending to a small group of women widowed by the Shining Path terrorist movement in Ayacucho. Beyond loans and financial services, FINCA offers business development training, personal and family development training, gender empowerment sessions, life insurance products, and financial and social literacy sessions for the children of borrowers. Visit FINCA Peru’s Kiva Field Partner page to learn more.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Sabina to buy crockery from the factories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009