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Mi Progreso De San José Group
In this Group: Roberta, Maura, Juana, Luz Alejandrina, Nancy Nelly, Maria Luz, Dina, Delia, Esther, Nolberta, Yuly Yobana, Elizabeth, Flora Reyna, Vilma, Alicia, Nancy Hidelberta, Cyntia Milagros, Liz Mery, Edith, Nancy, Flor Zaida
The 'Mi Progreso D. San José' community bank is beginning its 6th loan cycle with 21 members. Roberta is the president of this community bank. She is 42 years old, married, and has 4 children. Her business is selling meals.

Roberta sells food every Sunday on the 'feria D. animales' (animal market) stop on the "No. 6" bus route. The other days of the week, she embroiders belts, tapestries and bags.

Roberta will invest the loan she is requesting in buying supplies for preparing her meals. Roberta likes her community bank meetings because they receive training which helps them to make progress, they receive loans and they are able to save. Her dream is for her children to be able to study and for her business to grow.
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El Banco Comunal Mi Progreso D. san José, inicia su ciclo 6 con 21 socias. Roberta es L. Presidenta del Banco Comunal, tiene 42 años, es casada y tiene 4 hijos. Se dedica a L. venta D. comida. Roberta venD. alimentos todos lo domingos en L. feria D. animales, paradero D. L. ruta No “6”, los demás días D. L. semana se dedica a bordar correas, tapices y bolsos. El crédito que solicita lo invertirá en L. compra D. insumos para L. preparación D. alimentos. A Roberta le gusta las reuniones D. su Banco Comunal porque le dan capacitaciones que le sirven para progresar, le dan créditos y pueD. ahorrar. Su sueño es que sus hijos puedan estudiar y que crezca su negocio.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mi Progreso De San José Group's $3,825 loan helped a member to buy rice, oil and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011