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Sulma is a member of the communal bank "Llapanchik". She has 2 children and she has a cheese sales business. She buys cheese in the farms and she resells in the markets. The loan which she requests will be used to purchase a motorcycle transport vehicle to help her transport cheese. Sulma has worked with Finca Peru (Kiva Field Partner) for the past 4 years and she is very happy. She appreciates the easy loan process which does not require as much documentation as other financial institutions. She values the support that she has received, as well as the orientation sessions that help her to be a better person. She knows how to invest wisely and she also knows how to save money.
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Sulma es socia del Banco Comunal Llapanchik, tiene 2 hijos, se dedica a la venta de quesos, los compra en la chacra y los vende en los mercados. El préstamo que solicita lo utilizará para comprase un moto taxi y ayudarse en el traslado de los quesos.
Sulma es socia de FINCA Peru desde hace 4 años, esta muy feliz, le gusta la facilidad con la que obtiene los préstamos, no les piden tantos papeles como las otras financieras, valora el apoyo que le dan sumado con las capacitaciones que le ayuda a ser mejor persona, saber invertir bien y tambien a ahorrar.

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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
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Sulma to purchase a motorcycle transport vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012