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Lidia is a member of the Azucenas communal bank. She is 36 years old, in a common-law marriage, and has two children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for ten years. She sells footwear at the fairs where they also sell second hand clothes.

She is grateful to FINCA Perú because with everything that they taught her, her business has increased. This helps with the daily bread for her household.

She likes the trainings that she gets in her communal bank. She says they are good because she learns a lot, whether it is personal or for the business.

She will use the requested loan to buy merchandise for her business. She will buy shoes for women and men, and she will buy sneakers for children.
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Lidia es socia del Banco Comunal Azucenas y tiene 36 años de edad, es conviviente y madre de 2 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 10 años y se dedica a la venta de calzados en las ferias donde también vende ropa de segunda mano. Ella se siente agradecida con FINCA Perú porque con todo lo que le enseñaron su negocio ha aumentado y eso ayudo en su casa para los alimentos diarios, le gustan las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal ya que dice son buenos por que aprende mucho ya sea en lo personal y en el negocio. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería para su negocio como zapatos para damas y caballeros, zapatillas para niños.

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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
  • 126
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Lidia to buy shoes for women and men and sneakers for children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013