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Sonia is a member of the Communal Bank "Nueva Vida" (New Life). She is 30 years old and the mother of three children. Sonia has been a member of FINCA Peru for two years. She sells food and the training classes offered by her Communal Bank have taught her how to be responsible and save, as well as find value in herself and become self-sufficient. Thanks to FINCA Peru, she has been able to provide an education for her children.

With this current loan, she will invest in sacks of rice, oil in bulk, and noodles in bulk for her business.

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Sonia es socia del Bancomunal Nueva Vida, tiene 30 años de edad, es madre de 3 hijos,es socia de Finca Perú hace 2 años, se dedica a la venta de comida, con las capacitaciones de su Bancomunal ella aprendió a ser responsable, cómo ahorrar, cómo valorarse y ser autosuficiente. Gracias a Finca Perú ella pudo educar a sus hijos, ahora el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de arroz por saco, aceite por mayor,fideos por mayor para su negocio.

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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
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,947,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Sonia to buy sacks of rice, oil, and noodles in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012