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Catalina has been a member of the Ccori Ayllu, which means Golden Family in Quechua, for 14 years. What she enjoys most are the training workshops and the savings incentives.

Catalina lives with her life partner and she has three children in school. She has a grocery store in her house where she sells vegetables, fruits and assorted groceries every day with occasional help from her daughter.

Catalina is asking for a 1000 sol loan to buy sugar, rice, pasta and milk.

Her dreams are that her children become professional and to improve her store.
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Catalina es socia del Banco Comunal Ccori Ayllu que significa Familia de Oro en quechua hace 14 años y lo que mas le gusta son las capacitaciones y el incentivo al ahorro.
Catalina es conviviente, tiene 3 hijos que estudia, Catalina tiene una tienda en su casa en donde vende verduras, abarrotes en general, frutas, actividad que realiza todos los días con la ayuda eventual de su hija.
Catalina solicita un préstamo de 1000 soles para la compra de azúcar, arroz, fideo y leche.
Los sueños de Catalina son que sus hijos sean profesionales y mejorar su negocio.

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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
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Catalina to buy sugar, rice, pasta and milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 3, 2010
Sep 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011