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Maria Casilda
Maria is a member of the New Era Community Bank. She is married, 57 years old and has two children. She buys grains from different fairs and towns, and markets them in the Las Américas market, which she does every day. She needs a loan of $875, which will be invested in the purchase of corn, wheat, and barley. Maria's dreams are to improve her business and establish her own stand.
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Maria es socia del Banco Comunal Nueva Era.
Maria es casada, tiene 57 años y 2 hijos, Maria compra cereales D. las diferentes ferias y pueblos, sus productos los comercializa en el mercado D. Las Américas, actividad que realiza todos los días.
Maria necesita un préstamo D. 2500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. maíz, trigo, cebada.
Los sueños D. Maria son mejorar su negocio y tener un puesto propio, estable.

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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
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,151,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Maria Casilda for the purchase of corn, wheat and barley.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2009
Sep 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2010