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Patricia is a member of the communal bank "Diamante". She is 38 years old and she is single. She sells cosmetics. Patricia is a primary school teacher by profession and she works in the mornings at a private educational institution. She has been with Finca Peru (Kiva Field Partner) for the past 3 years. She joined following an invitation from a friend. The loan that she requests will be invested in the purchase of cosmetics.

She appreciates her communal bank group for the savings. It is thanks to her savings that she has been able to increase her working capital. She is saving to buy herself a condo.

Her dream is to expand her business.
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Patricia es socia del Banco Comunal Diamante, tiene 38 años y es soltera. Se dedica la venta de cosméticos.
Patricia es de profesión Profesora en Educación Inicial trabaja en la mañanas en una Institución Educativa particular. Está en FINCA Perú, desde hace tres años, ingresó por la invitación de una amiga. El crédito que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de cosméticos.
Le gusta la reunion de su Banco Comunal por los ahorros, gracias a sus ahorros pudo incrementar su capital de trabajo. Ahora está ahorrando para comprarse un departamento.
Su sueño es ampliar 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.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Patricia to purchase cosmetics for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2011
May 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011