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Enma Rita
Emma in Ayacucho, Perú with her two children aged seven and 12. She has been selling groceries for 10 years. It is very important to her that her children receive a good education and learn to save money just like she is doing with the help of FINCA Perú.

With this loan of 2,550 soles (US$875) she will invest in more products for her store such as sugar, refreshments and candies. She hopes, with the income from her grocery store, to ensure her children continue their education.

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
  • 159
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Enma Rita to invest in more products for her store such as sugar, refreshments and candies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2008
Oct 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009