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Maria Donitila
María, 42, is a member of the Obelisco (Obelisk) communal bank. She’s married and has four children. She plants fruit and sells alfalfa and assorted fruit in Quinua district. She has been a fruit farmer since she was a little girl; she learned from her parents.

María takes her vegetables to the Nery García Zarate Market to sell among housewives. She then buys alfalfa and assorted fruit to sell in Quinua’s market.

The loan María is asking for is to buy assorted fruit and alfalfa.

María enjoys her communal bank meetings because she can access loans and save. She learns much during the training sessions on family, health and business.
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Maria es socia del Banco Comunal Obelisco, es casada, tiene 42 años y 4 hijos. Maria se dedica a la siembra de verduras y venta de alfalfa, frutas surtidas en el distrito de Quinua. Maria siembra las verduras desde muy niña, aprendió de sus padres, Maria lleva sus verduras al Mercado Nery García Zarate, ahí los distribuye entre sus caseras, luego compra alfalfa, frutas surtidas y los vende en el mercado de Quinua.
El prestamo que solicita Maria lo invertirá en la compra de frutas surtidas y alfalfa.
A Maria le gusta las reuniones de su Banco Comunal porque accede a los Créditos y puede ahorrar, aprende mucho de las capacitaciones que recibe sobre la familia, salud y 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
  • 131
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Maria Donitila to buy assorted fruit and alfalfa.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Dec 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011