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Emilia is a member of the Banco Comunal Las Gaviotas. She is 73 years old and has two adult sons. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for the last three years. She makes a living selling clothing from her store. In her time with FINCA Peru Emilia has learned the importance of punctuality and responsibility. Her dreams for the future are to succeed in her business with a good attitude and her family by her side. The loan she is seeking will be invested in clothing for men, women, and children. This will help her increase the product offering for her customers.
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Emilia es socia del Banco Comunal Las Gaviotas, tiene 73 años de edad, es madre soltera de 2 hijos varones. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 3 años. Ella se dedica a la venta de ropa en su propia tienda. En todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú, Emilia ha aprendido la importancia de la puntualidad y de la responsabilidad. Su sueño para el futuro es que pueda progresar al lado de su familia a través de su trabajo y una actitud positiva. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ropa para caballeros, damas y niños para que aumente la selección de ropa que ofrece a sus clientes.

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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
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Emilia to purchase clothing for men, women, and children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013