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Fortunata is a member of the Renacer Community Bank.

Fortunata is married, 30 years old, and has 2 children. She sells traditional food in the street market of Ayacucho city on Saturdays and Sundays. In addition Fortunata travels to the markets where she purchases grains and cheeses to sell in Ayacucho’s markets. She also has a car that she rents as a taxi.

Fortunata needs a loan of 1750 which will be invested in the purchase of wheat, barley, corn and lamb.

Fortunata has dreams for her children to grow up to be professionals, to build a house and to expand her business.

Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva Volunteer

Fortunata es socia del Banco Comunal Renacer.

Fortunata es casada, tiene 30 años y 2 hijos. Fortunata vende comida en el mercadillo de comidas típicas de la ciudad de Ayacucho, los días sábados y domingos. Además Fortunata viaja a las ferias donde compra cereales, quesos y lo vende en los mercados de la ciudad de Ayacucho. También tiene un carro que alquila para hacer transporte de pasajeros.

Fortunata necesita un préstamo de 1750 dinero que será invertido en la compra de trigo, cebada, maíz y carneros.

Los sueños de Fortunata son que sus hijos sean profesionales, construir su casa y ampliar su negocio.

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
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Fortunata purchase wheat, barley, corn and lamb.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2008
May 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009