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Delfina is a member of the community bank Paloma. She is the mother of 9 children, her oldest is 45 and the youngest is 24 years old. Since 1975, she has had a grocery store where she sells: rice, sugar, soft drinks, milk, butter, salt, matches, oil, pasta, flour, etc. She mentions that she hasn't had difficulty, for thanks to this assortment, her store has been continuously increasing its sales. Her goal is to grow her business more.

The loan that she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of groceries wholesale, such as rice, sugar, salt, matches, oil, pasta and flour. She feels very happy to be a member, since thanks to the training, she learned to save and to be punctual with her payments. She likes the trainings a lot, because they show her the correct way to serve her customers.

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Delfina es socia del bancomunal Paloma, es madre D. 9 hijos, el mayor tiene 45 años y la ultima 24 años, desD. el año 1975 tiene una tienda D. abarrotes donD. venD.: arroz, azúcar, gaseosa, leche, mantequilla, sal, fósforo, aceite, fideos, harina, etc. menciona que no tuvo dificultades ya que gracias a que esta surtido su tienda ha ido incrementando sus ventas continuamente, la meta D. ella es que crezca mas su negocio. El préstamo que solicita lo va ha invertir en la compra D. abarrotes al por mayor como arroz, azúcar, sal, fósforo, aceite, fideos, harina. ella se siente muy contenta D. ser socia ya que gracias a las capacitaciones aprendió a ahorrar y a ser puntual en sus pagos, le gustan mucho las capacitaciones por que le enseñan la manera correcta D. atender a sus clientes.

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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
  • 120
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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 $950 helped Delfina to purchase groceries wholesale, such as rice, sugar, salt, matches, oil, pasta and flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011