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Luisa, 26, is a member of the Sumacc Huayta (Beautiful Flower in Quechua) communal bank. She lives with her life partner and their two children.

Luisa sells salchipapas (fried potatoes with hotdog sausage) on her doorstep every afternoon. She and her husband also own a car that they use to provide taxi services in town.

Luisa needs a 3000 sol loan to buy potatoes and disposable utensils.

Luisa dreams with providing her children with a good education and with improving her business.
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Luisa es socia del Banco Comunal Sumacc Huayta que significa Bella Flor en quechua.
Luisa es conviviente, tiene 26 años y 2 hijos, Luisa vende salchipapas en la puerta de su casa, actividad que realiza todas las tardes, además junto a su esposo tienen un carro con el cual realiza taxi en la ciudad.
Luisa necesita un préstamo de 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de papa, descartables.
Luisa sueña con brindar una buena educación a sus hijos y mejorar su negocio.

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
  • 159
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Luisa to buy potatoes and disposable utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 21, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 29, 2010