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Esther is a member of the Always Together (Siempre Juntas) Community Bank. She is 51 years old and is a single mother of a 29-year-old daughter, who is working. Esther is from Huancayo and was a teacher, but when she came to Lima, she stopped working because she got married and was taking care of her daughter. When she and her husband separated, however, she started selling groceries and plastic products. She has had a stand in a fair for 25 years. Since she has been with Finca, Esther has learned to work and to be responsible with repayments. Esther needs a loan of 1600 soles to buy groceries, plates, disposable products, and bags. Her dream is to have another stand for her work.
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Esther es socia del Bancomunal Siempre Juntas.
Esther es madre soltera tiene 51 años, una hija de 29 años que trabaja.
Esther es de Huancayo es profesora, pero cuando llego a Lima dejo de trabajar por que se caso y se dedico a cuidar a su hija, pero se separa de su esposo y se pone a trabajar en la venta de abarrotes y de plásticos tiene un puesto en una feria desde hace 25 años.
Desde que Esther esta en Finca aprendió a trabajar y a ser responsable con el pago.
Esther necesita un préstamo de 1600 soles, para comprar abarrotes y platos, descartables, bolsas.
El sueño de Esther es tener otro puesto de trabajo.

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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
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Esther to buy groceries, plates, disposable products, and bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2009
Aug 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010