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Filomena
Filomena has been a member of the Communal Bank “Obreras” (Workers) for 10 years and what she likes most are the discipline of her group and the training that she receives. She is a widow with seven children, but now she lives alone with a grandson for whom she is responsible. Filomena travels to the fairs where she buys grains and later sells them at a stand at the Mariscal Cáceres Market. She also grows potatoes and grain on her land in Matara. Her wish is to expand her business.


Filomena needs a loan of 1000 PEN so that she can invest in the purchase of quinoa.

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Filomena es socia del Banco Comunal Obreras hace 10 años y lo que mas le agrada es la disciplina y las capacitaciones que recibe.
Filomena es viuda, tiene 7 hijos pero ahora vive solo con un N. que esta a su responsabilidad. Filomena viaja a las ferias D. donD. compra cereales, y luego los comercializa en un puesto del mercado mariscal Cáceres. Además Filomena se dedica a la agricultura D. papa, cereales en sus terrenos D. Matara. El deseo D. Filomena es ampliar su negocio.
Filomena necesita un préstamo D. 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. quinua.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,985,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD