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Wilber is a member of the Banco Comunal Las Margaritas (Daisies Communal Bank), he is 25 years old, and he owns a workshop where he creates handicrafts and weavings. He has a son and he has been a member of Finca Peru for 3 years. What he likes the most about Finca is the fact that he is able to save and his activity is going very well. He now dreams of owing a shop where to sell his products to the general public, as he currently sells in bulks only. He has put into practice everything he has learned in Finca, and this is the reason of his success. The training seminars help him making considerations he then also applies to his personal life. He will invest this loan in the purchase of wool and supplies to dye his weavings.
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Wilber es socio del Banco Comunal Las Margaritas, tiene 25 años, es dueño de un taller donde elaboran artesanías y telares, tiene un hijo, es socio de Finca Perú desde hace 3 años, lo que mas le gusta de Finca es que puede ahorrar y esta muy bien en su negocio, ahora lo que él desea es poder tener una tienda donde pueda vender al público, porque ahora solo vende al por mayor, todo lo que aprendió en Finca lo puso en práctica y esa es la razón de su éxito, las capacitaciones le hacen reflexionar y lo aplico en su vida personal, este préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de lana e insumos para el teñido de los telares.

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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 $950 helped Wilber to buy wool and supplies to dye his weavings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012