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Roberta is a member of the community bank “Los Claveles”.
She is 63 years old, a widow and has 7 children. Roberta has a shop in her home where she sells groceries, vegetables and fruits.

Roberta is dedicated to agriculture as well and has crops of corn and wheat, products that she sells at the city market.
She is asking for a loan of $350 that will be invested buying soft drinks and paying workers.
Roberta's dreams are that her youngest child will finish his education and that she will be able to buy a tractor.

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Roberta es socia del Banco Comunal Los Claveles.
Roberta es viuda, tiene 63 años y 7 hijos, Roberta tiene una tienda en su casa en donde vende abarrotes en general, verduras, frutas, actividad que realiza todos los días. Además Roberta se dedica a la agricultura de maíz, trigo, productos que comercializa en el mercado de abastos de la ciudad.
Roberta necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de bebidas y para el pago de peones.
Los sueños de Roberta son que su ultimo hijos culmine sus estudios y comprar un tractor agrícola.

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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
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Roberta working Capital ( To buy soft drinks and pay workers ).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2009
Jul 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009