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For the past year, Esther has pertained to the Communal Bank, Despertar, and has learnt to manage her business better and to save money. She lives in the home of her in-laws and her greatest dream is to construct a home of her own. Esther has got two small children and rents a stall at the 12 de abril market, where she sells various types of clothing. Esther begins her day at 8am in the morning and works until 6pm in the afternoon in her business which she began 5 years ago. She is applying for a loan of 3000 soles which she plans on investing in the purchase of polo shirts and children's pants. Esther's husband studies at the University and his greatest dream is to finish his studies, in addition to constructing a house and educating his children.
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Esther pertenece al Banco Comunal Despertar hace 1 años y aprendió a administrar mejor su negocio y a ahorrar.
Esther vive en la casa de sus suegros y su mayor sueño es construir su casa, Esther es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos pequeños, tiene un puesto alquilado en el mercado 12 de abril en donde vende ropa variada, Esther comienza su día de trabajo a las 8 de la mañana hasta las 6 de la tarde, negocio que inicio hace 5 años. Esther solicita un préstamo de 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de polos, pantalones de niños.
El esposo se Esther estudia en la Universidad y su mayor sueño es que termine sus estudios, además de construir su casa y educar a sus hijos.

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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
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    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 Esther to purchase polo shirts and children's pants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2010
Jul 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011