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Isabel Teofila
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Isabel is a partner of the Comunal Pantipampa bank. She carries this name because all of her partners are from the community of Pantipampa which is located two hours from the city of Ayacucho.

Isabel is married. She is 40 years old and has four children. Isabel has a small grocery store in her house. She also makes bread that she sells in her shop and also through other shops in her community. In addition, Isabel has a small café in the high school of her community where she sells candy, food, and fruit. Isabel also is devoted to farm work and the rearing of animals.

Isabel needs a loan of 2,500 soles which will be invested in the purchase of flour, candy, rice, sugar and vegetables.

Isabel’s dream is to have her own money, that her business prospers and that her children obtain a good education.

Translated from Spanish by Kate Divjak, Kiva volunteer.

Isabel es socia del banco Comunal Pantipampa, lleva este nombre porque todas sus socias son de la comunidad de Pantipampa que se ubica a 2 horas de la ciudad de Ayacucho.

Isabel es casada, tiene 40 años y 4 hijos, Isabel tiene una tienda de abarrotes en su casa, también elabora panes que vende en su tienda y reparte a las tiendas de su comunidad. Además Isabel tiene un cafetín en el colegio de su comunidad donde vende golosinas, comidas, frutas. También Isabel se dedica a la agricultura y crianza de animales.

Isabel necesita un préstamo de 2500 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra de harina, golosinas, arroz, azúcar y verduras.

Los sueños de Isabel son tener capital propio, que su negocio prospere y sus hijos tengan una buena educación.

Additional Information

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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,982,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Isabel Teofila isabel needs a loan of 2,500 soles, money that will be invested in the purchase of flour, candy, rice, sugar and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2008
May 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2008