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Luz is a member of the Granito de Mostaza Community Bank. She is 40 years old and has two children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 10 years. Luz is the owner of a multiservice shop (business that offers notary services, accounting, etc). She is an accountant by trade and she worked in a multiservice shop. It was this way that she saw that it was profitable and she started her own business. She remembers that the first loan she obtained was to buy paper. She is very thankful because with those loans that she received she was able to grow her business. She is very proud of everything that she was able to obtain thanks to effort and to all of the people who helped her. Now she will use this loan to buy supplies for the printers, rolls of paper, flat paper. Now what she wants is to be able to expand her business.
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Luz es socia del Banco Comunal Granito de Mostaza, tiene 40 años y 2 hijos, es socia del FINCA Peru desde hace 10 años. Luz es propietaria de un Multiservisios, ella es Contadora de profesión y trabajaba en un multiservisios, fue así que vio que era rentable e hizo su propio negocio, recuerda que el primer crédito que obtuvo fue para comprar papeles, agradece mucho porque con lso préstamos que ha recibido le ayudaron a poder hacer crecer su negocio, esta muy orgullosa de todo lo que pudo obtener gracias a su esfuerzo y a todos los que la ayudaron, ahora este préstamo lo utilizará para comprar insumos para las impresoras, papel en rollo, papeles para planos, ahora lo que desea es poder ampliar su negocio.

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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
  • 104
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,068,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Luz to purchase supplies for her printers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012