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Laura is a 52-year-old married mother of three. She is requesting a 2,000.00 PEN loan. She is requesting this loan to invest it in purchasing materials like different types of fabric, thread, needles, lining, and other products.

For over 10 years, Laura and her husband have owned a tailor's shop in which they make school and company uniforms, suits, pants, and skirts. Laura has been a member of Finca Perú for 4 loan cycles, and she likes it because of the ease of obtaining a loan, and the family/marriage, and business classes that she receives, which she puts to practice in her daily life. Her dream is for her business to keep expanding and to be able to open up a boutique.

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Laura tiene 52 años, es casada tiene 3 hijos.
Laura solicita un crédito de S/. 2000.00
El crédito que solicita lo invertirá en comprar materiales como: telas diversas, hilos, agujas forros entre otros.
Laura y su esposo tiene una sastrería hace más de 10 años, donde confeccionan: uniformes escolares, institucionales, ternos, pantalones , faldas. Laura está en Finca Perú 4 ciclos y le gusta por la facilidad de los créditos, las capacitaciones que reciben en la familia matrimonio, negocio, empresarial, que lo pone en práctica en su vida diaria. Su sueño es que su negocio siga creciendo y poder abrir una boutique.

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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
  • 126
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,116,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Laura purchase fabric, thread, and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011