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Agustina is a member of the Sol de Alegría communal bank. She is married, 48 years old and has three children, 16, 11 and 9, who are in the public schools.
Agustina had a hardware business and distributed hardware supplies to various shops, but she hurt her back from carrying so much and gave out credit at 15 days and 1 month, so she had to change her line of business. She started up a restaurant, which is going better for her, and there is money coming in every day.
Agustina needs a loan for 2,400 soles to buy tables, chairs and kitchenware for her restaurant. Since she has been with Finca she now invests more, her finances have improved, and she has learned to save and to be responsible with her loans. Agustin´s dream is to start up a restaurant.
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Agustina es socia del Bancomunal Sol de Alegría.
Agustina es casada tiene 48 años tres hijos16, 11 y 9 años que están en la escuela estatal.
Agustina tenia una ferretería ella distribuía materiales para ferretería a varios locales pero se enfermo de la columna por cargar las cosas, dejaba a crédito a quince días y a un mes y tuvo que cambiar de giro puso un restaurante le va mejor, cada día hay entrada de dinero.
Agustina necesita un préstamo de 2400 soles, para la compra de mesas, sillas, menajes de cocina para su restaurante.
Desde que esta en Finca puede invertir mas, su economía ha mejorado, aprendió ahorrar aprendió a ser responsable con los prestamos
Agustina tiene un sueño que es poner un restaurante.

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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
  • 152
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,187,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Agustina purchase tables, chairs, kitchenware for her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2009
May 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009