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Alicia is a member of the communal bank Las Golondrinas (The Swallows). She is 40 years old. She works in clothing sales. She is the mother of two children, and she has been a member of Finca Perú for 3 years. What she likes most is the training, which helps her raise her children. The loans help her to have more will to progress, because every time she takes out more seed (money), and thus she can grow each time. Now she will invest the loan that she will receive in the purchase of clothing to sell.
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Alicia es socia del Banco Comunal Las Golondrinas, tiene 40 años, se dedica a la venta de ropa, es madre de 2 hijos y es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 3 años, lo que mas le gusta son las capacitaciones que le ayudan con la crianza de sus hijos, los préstamos le ayudan a tener mas ganas de progresar porque cada vez saca mas semilla y así puede crecer cada vez mas, ahora con el préstamo que recibirá lo invertirá en la compra de ropa.

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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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,962,350
    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 Alicia to buy various clothing for the season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012