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Isabel
Isabel is a member of the Flor D. Coral community bank. She is 54 years old and married.
Isabel owns a corner shop where she sells groceries. She will use this loan to buy the merchandise she needs to stock her business. She and her husband operate the store in the Peruvian province of Vilcas Huaman. Among other things, they sell rice, sugar, pasta, flour, eggs, bottled water, fruits, vegetables, meat and chicken. They also have a farm where they grow maize, wheat, barley, beans, etc. After their harvest, they carry their crop to Ayacucho for sale in the markets there.
Isabel joined FINCA Peru when a friend invited her to join. She likes the community bank because it provides a source of credit that has helped her business and allowed her to save. She's been a member for 2 years and she's been able to use her extra income to buy things that she needs for her house. Now she is saving to build her working capital.
Isabel's goal is to continue growing her business.
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Isabel es socia del Banco Comunal Flor D. Coral, tiene 54 años y es casada.
Isabel tiene una tienda D. abarrotes en general, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra D. mercaderías para surtir su tienda. Isabel y su esposo tienen una tienda D. abarrotes en general en el anexo D. Huarcas, provincia D. Vilcas Huamán, donD. venden: arroz azúcar, fideos, harina, huevos, aguas gaseosa, verduras, frutas, carne y pollo. También se dedican a la agricultura, siembran maíz morado, trigo, cebada, habas, etc, cuando sale su cosecha lo traen a Ayacucho y lo venden en los mercados D. la región.
Ingreso a FINCA Perú, por la invitación D. una amiga, le gusta porque le prestan dinero para poder trabajar y pueD. ahorrar. Está hace 2 años, con sus ahorros pudo comprarse artefactos para su domicilio. Ahora está ahorrando para tener más capital D. trabajo. Su sueño es que su negocio siga creciendo.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 113
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,250,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Isabel to buy merchandise for retail business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 28, 2011
Listed
May 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 23, 2011