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Luz Amelia
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Luz Amalia is a member of the Maria de la Paz communal bank.
For fifteen years she has had a store where she sells gas canisters, and she continues to run a school transportation service with her husband.
In recent months she has been able to purchase an additional car, and thanks God because her business is expanding.
In Finca she has the opportunity to grow as a woman, they teach her to save money. She needs a loan of 2000 soles to purchase gas and groceries for her shop.
Luz's dream is to run a taxi company.
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Primer préstamo:
Luz Amalia es socia del bancomunal Maria de la Paz.
Desde hace quince años Tiene una bodega donde vende gas, y sigue haciendo movilidad escolar con su esposo, estos meses ha podido compra un carro mas, le agradece a Dios por que esta surgiendo en su negocio.
En Finca tiene la oportunidad para surgir como mujer, les enseñan a ahorrar y
Necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles, para compra de gas y abarrotes para su bodega.
El sueño de Luz es tener una flota de taxis.

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
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Luz Amelia purchase gas and groceries for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2009
Jun 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009