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Vilma Maria
Vilma is single and lives with her parents. Vilma sells gas and firewood from her home, an activity that she carries out every day. She started her business two years ago. Vilma studies accounting at the university.
Vilma has been a member of the Los Laureles communal bank for 1 year, and what she likes most are the pleasant meetings with the other members. Vilma is requesting a loan of 1000 PEN ($375 USD) in order to purchase firewood.
Vilma hopes to one day have a handicraft business as well as an accounting practice.
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Vilma es soltera y vive con sus padres, Vilma vende gas y leña en su casa, actividad que realiza todos los días, negocio que inicio hace 2 años, Vilma estudia contabilidad en la universidad.
Vilma es socia del Banco Comunal Los Laureles hace 1 año y lo que mas le agrada son las reuniones amenas con sus consocias, Vilma solicita un préstamo de 1000 soles para la compra de leña.
Vilma sueña con tener una empresa de artesanía y tener un estudio contable.

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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
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Vilma Maria in order to purchase firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011