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Fuerza Group
In this Group: Flora , Rosa , Rita Felicitas, Gloria , Emilia, Gregoria, Alicia , Marybel, Priscila Ruth , Genoveva, Feliciana, Magna , Ana Maria, Mariluz, Liliana, Violeta, Jesusa
The Fuerza Community Bank is starting its second loan cycle with 17 members. The members have different businesses like selling food, groceries, jellies, milk products, crafts, fruit or cheeses. Alicia is the president of the community bank. She is a 29-year-old single mother of two children. Previously she sold craftwork but because of family problems she had to give up the business. Three years ago she set up a grocery stO. in her home and little by little she added mO. products to the business. Now she sells fruits and vegetables. FurthermO., on Sundays she sells fruits and beverages at the city's animal trade fair, which she does with the help of her eldest daughter. Alicia plans to invest in her business by purchasing rice, milk and sugar. Her dreams are to have a big stO. and to build a home out of quality material. The members require different loan amounts, such as 300, 500 and 600 soles, for a grand total of 6,600 soles.
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El Banco Comunal Fuerza inicia su segundo ciclo con 17 socias.
Las socias realizan diferentes negocios como la venta de comidas, abarrotes en general, gelatinas, lácteos, artesanía, frutas y quesos.
Como es el caso de la Señora Alicia que es la presidenta del Banco Comunal, Alicia es soltera, tiene 29 años y 2 hijos, anteriormente Alicia vendía artesanía y por problemas familiares dejo de realizar este negocio, hace 3 años implemento una tienda de abarrotes en su casa y poco a poco fue agregando mas productos en su negocio ahora vende verduras, frutas. Además los días domingos vende frutas y bebidas en la feria de animales de la ciudad, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de su hija mayor. Alicia invertirá su negocio en la compra de arroz, leche, azúcar. Los sueños de Alicia son tener una tienda grande y construir su casa de material noble.
Las socias necesitan diferentes montos de prestamos como 300 soles, 500 soles, 600 soles haciendo un total de 6,600 soles.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,164,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Fuerza Group's $2,325 loan helped a member purchase rice, sugar and milk along with other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2010
May 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010