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Apolonia is a member of the Primavera Communal Bank. She has six children and has been with FINCA Peru for 15 years. She sells cookies from a cart. She is asking for the loan for more merchandise for her cart. She is appreciative of the loans she has received because they've allowed her to educate her children. In her communal bank meetings she learned to be punctual and also about savings. Everything she learned she has passed on to her children.
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Apolonia es socia del Banco Comunal Primavera, tiene 6 hijos, ella esta en Finca hace 15 años, se dedica a la venta D. golosinas en una carreta. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en comprar mas mercadería para su carreta, agradece por los préstamos que ha recibido porque le permitió educar a sus hijos, en las reuniones D. su bancomunal aprendió a ser puntual y tambien sobre el ahorro y todo lo que aprenD. lo inculca a sus hijos.

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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
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Apolonia to purchase assorted cookies for her cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012