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Leonor is a member of the Communal Bank “Socos”. She is 46 years old and has four children. Leonor has been with FINCA Peru for three years.

She has a grain milling business. Leonor remembers that her first loan was used to buy grain. Now she will use this loan to also buy more grain for milling. Her business is currently growing as a result of everything she has learned from FINCA and the support it has provided. Leonor has been able to build her house and proviD. an education for her children. Now her goal is to expand her business.

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Leonor es socia del Banco Comunal Socos, tiene 46 años y 4 hijos, es socia D. FINCA Peru hace 3 años.
Leonor tiene un Molinera D. cereales, recuerda que con su primer crédito compró cereales, ahora con el préstamo que tiene también comprará mas cereales para moler, ahora su Molinera a crecido y esto es gracias a todo lo que pudo aprender en Finca y por el apoyo que le brindan, ella pudo hacer su casita, y educar a sus hijos, ahora su meta es poder agrandar 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
  • 156
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,187,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Leonor to buy grain in bulk for milling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012