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Amparo Maritza
Amparo is a member of the Kausachun communal bank. She is 39 years old and a single mother of 4 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for more than 4 years. She sells chicken and groceries and feels good at her bank. It is going well for her with the rest of the members. Thanks to FINCA, her business has grown, since before she only sold chicken and now she also sells groceries. Thanks to the trainings, she learned to save, to be responsible and to be punctual. She teaches this to her children. The loans she has asked for will be invested in her business to buy merchandise. IN this way, she will be able to build her little house.
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Amparo es socia del Banco Comunal Kausachun, tiene 39 años, es madre soltera de 4 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace mas de 4 años, se dedica a la venta de pollo y abarrotes, se siente bien en su banquito y le va bien con las demás socias, gracias a FINCA ha crecido su negocio ya que antes vendía solo pollo y ahora también vende abarrotes, gracias a las capacitaciones aprendió a ahorra, a ser responsable y puntual, lo cual le enseña a sus hijos; el préstamo que solicita lo va invertir en su negocio en compra de mercaderías, y asi poder hacer su casita.

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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
  • $57,986,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Amparo Maritza to buy rice, pasta and milk for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012