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Lidia is a partner in the Virgen Mary community bank. She is 36 years old and married, with five children. Lidia travels to the regional markets, where she buys grains, potatoes, cheese, and small animals. She then re-sells these products in the nery garcía market, as well as house-to-house. Lidia also raises livestock.

Lidia needs a loan of 1600 soles, which she'll invest in grains and vaccines for livestock. She dreams of improving her home to make her children more comfortable, and expanding her stable.
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Lidia es socia del Banco Comunal Virgen Maria.
Lidia es casada, tiene 36 años y 5 hijos, Lidia viaja a las ferias de la región en donde compra cereales, papa, queso, animales menores, productos que vende en el mercado nery garcía y también de casa en casa. Lidia también se dedica al engorde de ganado.
Lidia necesita un préstamo de 1600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cereales y ganado vacuno para engorde.
Los sueños de Lidia son mejorar su casa para la comodidad de sus hijos y ampliar su establo de engorde de ganado.

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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
  • 85
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,005,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Lidia lidia needs a loan of 1600 soles, which she'll invest in grains and vaccines for livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2009
May 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009