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Maria Teresa
Maria had nine children, but now she lives alone with her husband and a grandchild who is in her care and studies at the university.

Maria sells maD.-to-order clothes, a business that she runs with the help of her daughters who work in the jungle. She sends the clothes to her daughters or sometimes she takes the opportunity to deliver the clothes there herself. She also travels to fairs where she buys cereals that she then sells in the city of Ayacucho. She is requesting a loan of 3,000 soles, and she will invest this money in the purchase of blouses and underwear.

It is Maria’s dream to have a grocery store and to farm chickens with her daughter.
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Maria tuvo 9 hijos, ahora solo vive con su esposo y un nieto que esta a su responsabilidad y estudia en la universidad.
Maria venD. ropa a pedido, negocio que realiza con la ayuda e sus hijas que trabajan en la selva a quienes envía la ropa y en algunas oportunidades viaja llevando sus productos. Además Maria viaja a las ferias en donD. compra cereales que luego venD. en la ciudad D. Ayacucho. Maria solicita un préstamo D. 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. blusas y ropas interiores.
Maria sueña con tener una tienda D. abarrotes e implementar una granja D. pollos junto a su hija.

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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
  • 152
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,187,950
    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 Maria Teresa to buy blouses and underwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010