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Cirila is a member of the El Roble communal bank. She is 57 years old and she is the mother of one son. She has been a member FINCA Perú for 13 years. She sells coca leaves used for making medicinal products. She says that in all the time that she has been a FINCA Perú member she has learned to be punctual. She likes the training she receives at her communal bank since she has learned many things that are innovative for her personal development as well as her business’ development. She is grateful for the provided loans since they improve her business. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of coca leaves to sell in her business.
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Cirila es socia del Bancomunal El Roble, tiene 57 años de edad y es madre 1 hijo. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 13 años y se dedica a la venta de hojas de coca para elaborar productos medicinales. Ella dice que en todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú ha aprendido a ser puntual y le gustan mucho las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ya que aprendió muchas cosas que son innovadoras para su desarrollo personal y también para su negocio. Ella agradece los préstamos que le brindaron ya que con ellos mejoró su negocio. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de hojas de coca para venderlos en 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
  • 167
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Cirila purchase coca leaves to sell in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2012