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Carmen is a member of the Banco Comunal Renacer. She is 55 years old, married, and has 6 children. Carmen travels to the region's different fairs to sell fruits and vegetables. She also buys cereals from the fair, which she later sells at the provisions market in the city of Ayacucho. In addition to all this, Carmen also sells wool out of her house. Carmen needs a loan of 2,000 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of wool and cereals. Carmen's dreams are to proviD. a good education to her children and to improve her business.
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Carmen es socia del Banco Comunal Renacer.
Carmen es casada, tiene 55 años y 6 hijos, Carmen viaja a las diferentes ferias D. la región en donD. venD. frutas, verduras y D. las ferias compra cereales que luego comercializa en el mercado D. abastos D. la ciudad D. Ayacucho. Además Carmen venD. leña en su casa.
Carmen necesita un préstamo D. 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. leña, cereales.
Los sueños D. Carmen son brindar una buena educación a sus hijos y mejorar su negocio.

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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
  • 156
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Carmen para la compra de leña, cereales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009