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Leonora is a member of the Microfinance Institute called Amaquella, which means “don’t be lazy” in Quechua.

Leonora is a 49-year-old married mother of 4. She has her own store in a rented business space in which she sells groceries, which she does every day with the temporary help of her children.

Leonora needs a 2,100.00 PEN loan, which will be invested in purchasing rice, cooking oil, and sugar.

Leonora dreams of providing her children with an education and of improving her business.

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Leonora es socia del Banco Comunal Amaquella que significa No Seas Flojo en quechua.
Leonora es casada, tiene 49 años y 4 hijos, Leonora tiene una tienda en un local alquilado en donD. venD. abarrotes en general, actividad que realiza todos los días con la ayuda eventual D. sus hijos.
Leonora necesita un préstamo D. 2100 dinero que será invertido en la compra D. arroz, aceite, azúcar.
Los sueños D. Leonora son educar a sus hijos y mejorar su negocio.

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
  • 105
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,072,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Leonora purchase rice, cooking oil, and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2009
May 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009