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Martha

Update on Martha

Martha is a member of the Communal Bank "Tulipanes" (Tulips). She is 41 years old and the mother of four children who are her greatest priority. Martha buys and sells auto parts. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for four years. During this entire time as a member, Martha has learned how to save and how to be responsible and punctual. She enjoys the training classes offered by her Communal Bank and the meetings because she is able to learn and still have a good time relaxing with her friends. Martha was able to follow through with the goals she had for her business because her store is established in her home. In addition, she was able to provide a quality education for her children.


The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of auto parts for her business.

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Martha es socia del Bancomunal Tulipanes, tiene 41 años de edad, es madre de 4 hijos, su mayor prioridad son sus hijos, se dedica a la compra y venta de repuestos de Autos, es socia de FINCA Perú hace 4 años, en todo este tiempo que es socia aprendió a ahorrar, a ser responsable y puntual, le encantan las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal y las reuniones porque aparte de aprender le permite relajarse al encontrarse con sus amistades. Ella logró conseguir las expectativas que tenía de su negocio porque implemento su local y construyo su casa además de brindarles calidad de educación a sus hijos. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de repuestos de autos para su negocio.

Previous Loan Details

Martha belongs to the Tulipanes Village Bank. She is married, is 37 and has 3 children. She has a clothes workshop in a rented place. She makes and mends clothes. Martha changed of place 2 months ago and thus improved her sales. She also sells spare parts she purchases in Lima and then sells ... More from Martha's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 90
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD