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Cristina is a member of La Paz community bank. She is 44 years old and the single mother of one daughter. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for four years and has a business selling soft drinks and soda. She says that belonging to FINCA Peru is a good experience because they provide her with training sessions through her community bank and she learns a lot from them. Her dream for the future is to make progress and always do well so that she can improve both her own life and that of her daughter. She will invest the loan that she is requesting in buying soft drinks, soda, juices, etc.
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Cristina es socia del Banco Comunal La Paz, tiene 44 años de edad y es madre soltera de 1 hija. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 4 años y tiene un negocio donde vende bebidas y refrescos. Ella dice que pertenecer a FINCA Perú es una buena experiencia ya que en su Banco Comunal le brindan capacitaciones con las que aprende mucho. Su sueño para el futuro de seguir adelante y siempre superarse para que pueda mejorar su vida al lado de su niña. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su negocio, en la compra de bebidas como refrescos, gaseosas, jugos entre otros.

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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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Cristina to buy soft drinks, soda, juices, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 2, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013