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Lucia is a member of the communal bank Alondras. She is 31 years old and the mother of four children. She sells small farm animals like hens and sheep and sometimes cattle in Huascahua. She’s been involved with the Finca Peru for five years, and during this time they’ve taught her how to take on more responsibilities and expand her business. With the loans she’s gotten in the past, she was able to educate her children and to buy necessities for her home. She is very happy with Finca Peru. She will invest the loan she’s requested into bringing animals to the market to sell.
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Lucia es socia del Banco Comunal Alondras, tiene 31 años es madre de 4 hijos, se dedica a la venta de animales menores como gallinas, carnero y a veces reces en Huascahua, esta en Finca hace 5 años, en todo este tiempo le enseñaron en las capacitaciones a ser mas responsable y poder aumentar su negocio. Con los préstamos recibidos anteriormente pudo educar a sus hijos, y comprarse las cosas necesarias para su casa, esta muy feliz en Finca. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en traer animales para venderlos en las ferias.

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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
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Lucia to buy animals to sell at her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012