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Gloria
Gloria, 31, is a member of the communal bank La Paz [Peace], lives with her life partner, and is the mother of a one-year-old son. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for a year and a half. She sells wool and is building a small recreation area. She says that during the time she has been a member of FINCA Perú, she has learned a lot about the value of saving.

Her dream is to have a larger recreation area to which she can invite tourists, offer them tours of different regions in Peru, and serve them local dishes in her own restaurant. She will use this loan to buy more tables, chairs, plants, and other things to improve the ambiance of her recreation area.
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Gloria es socia del Banco Comunal La Paz y tiene 31 años de edad, es conviviente y madre de 1 hijo varón. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 1 año y medio y se dedica a la venta de lana, palo, y tiene un área de recreación pequeña que todavía está en construcción. Ella dice que en todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú ha aprendido mucho el valor del ahorro. Su sueño es de un día tener una gran área de recreación donde se pueda invitar a las turistas para ofrecerles tours de las varias regiones del Perú y servir platos típicos en su propio restaurante. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su área de recreación, para comprar más mesas, sillas, plantas y otras cosas para el ambiente.

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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
  • 93
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,986,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Gloria to buy more tables, chairs, plants, and other things for her recreation area.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 2, 2012
Listed
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 26, 2013