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Paulina lives with her life partner and has a son who is in the university. She is a Biologist and works for several institutions but her goal is to own her own laboratory.

Paulina sells catalogue cosmetics to friends and family for the most part on credit.

She is a member of the “Lila” (Lilac) communal bank and is asking for a 1000 sol loan to buy earrings, creams and lipsticks.
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Paulina es conviviente y tiene 1 hijo que estudia en la universidad, Paulina es Bióloga de profesional y trabaja para instituciones pero su meta es tener un laboratorio propio. Paulina vende cosméticos por catalogo que ofrece a amigos y familiares, sus ventas son en mayor parte al crédito.
Paulina es socia del Banco Comunal Lila y solicita un préstamo de 1000 para la compra de aretes, cremas y labiales.

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
  • 121
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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 loan of $375 helped Paulina to buy earrings, creams and lipsticks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011