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Eufemia is a member of the Communal Bank of Ayllu which means "family" in quechua.

Eufemia is married, is 48 years old and has four children. She owns a shop in a rented space located on a main street in her area. She also lives in this same building, from which she sells groceries, fruits, vegetables and meats. Eufemia, alongsiD. her husband, owns a shop selling . Currently her husband runs that business with the support of their daughter.

Eufemia needs a loan of 1,500 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of sugar, rice, oil and milk. Eufemia's dreams are that her daughter becomes a professional, that her business improves and to build a house.

Translated from Spanish by Kate Divjak, Kiva Volunteer.

Eufemia es socia del Banco Comunal Ayllu que significa Familia en quechua.

Eufemia es casada, tiene 48 años y 4 hijos, Eufemia tiene una tienda en un local alquilado ubicado en una avenida principal D. su distrito, y también vive en esta misma vivienda, en donD. venD. abarrotes, frutas, verduras, carnes. Eufemia junto a su esposo tienen una tienda D. venta D. lubricantes y actualmente su esposo es quien administra este negocio, actividad que realizan con el apoyo D. su hija.

Eufemia necesita un préstamo D. 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. azúcar, arroz, aceite, leche.
Los sueños D. Eufemia son que su hija sea profesional, que su negocio mejore, construir su casa.

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
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Eufemia eufemia needs a loan of 1,500 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of sugar, rice, oil and milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2008
Sep 7, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009