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Gavina Teresa
Gavina is a member of the Agua Viva (Living Water), she is 46 years old, she is married and she has 4 children. She breeds sheep and she sells cuyes (“cuy” is Quechua for Guinea pig) and salchipollo (fried potatoes served with fried chicken and sauces). She is deeply grateful to Finca because of the good training they have given her, helping her running a good activity. She will use half of the loan she is currently requesting to buy animal feed to fatten her sheep, and the other half to buy potatoes and chicken.
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Gavina es socia del Banco Comunal Agua Viva, tiene 46 años, es madre de 4 hijos, es casada, se dedica a la venta de cuyes y a la crianza de ovejas, vende salchipollo, ella esta muy agradecida a Finca porque le ayudaron a tener una buena formación para mantener un buen negocio. Ahora el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en alimento para engordar a las ovejas y la otra mitad para comprar papa y pollo.

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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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,005,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Gavina Teresa to buy animal feed, potatoes and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012