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Gabriela is a member of the communal bank "Lucero". She is 24 years old, has a son, and runs a grocery store. She says that it was in FINCA Perú where she learned to be responsible and how to save money, which is what she continues to do so she can open a minimarket in the future. She is very happy about the fact that her savings are growing more and more, so she can make plans to use them correctly. The loan she is requesting is to buy groceries for her store, such as rice, sugar, milk, noodles, oil and beverages.
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Gabriela es socia del Bancomunal Lucero, tiene 24 años de edad, es madre de un niño, tiene una bodega de abarrotes. Ella dice que en FINCA Perú aprendió a ser puntual responsable y a ahorrar y lo seguirá haciendo para que en el futuro pueda abrir un minimarket. Está muy feliz de que sus ahorros están creciendo cada vez más, y así ella puede hacer planes para usarlo de manera correcta. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes para su bodega como arroz, azúcar, leche, fideos, aceite, bebidas.

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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
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,164,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Gabriela to buy groceries for her store such as rice, sugar, milk, noodles, oil, beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2012