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Katina Sarita
Katina is a member of the communal bank Unión. She is 36 years old and has been a member of FINCA Peru for 5 years.

Katina has a communications call center and sells phone cards. She began by selling cheese, in small amounts and bulk, and from there her savings grew. During training they taught her business ethics and she was able to save, which she could not do by staying at home.

Now she is asking for a loan to buy more telephone cards and recharges for her business. Her goal is to continue her efforts and to progress.
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Katina es socia del Banco Comunal Unión, tiene 36 años, es socia de FINCA Peru desde hace 5 años.
Katina tiene un locutorio y vende tarjetas telefónicas, empezó vendiendo queso por menor y mayor de ahí fue creciendo con sus ahorros, en las capacitaciones le enseñaron muchos valores y a poder ahorrar ya que en la casa no se puede, ahora con el préstamo que esta sacando va a comprar mas tarjetas y recargas para su negocio. Su meta es seguir esforzándose y progresar.

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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
  • 131
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Katina Sarita to buy telephone recharge cards.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012