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Herminia Margarita
Herminia is a member of Bancomunal Mujeres del Futuro (Women of the Future). She is a 59-year-old married mother of five children, aged 37, 33, 32, 30 and 25 years old, all married themselves, except the youngest. She runs a small shop out of her home, which she started two years ago. She sells food from her shop in the afternoons and she has a small van, which her husband works for her. Since she began receiving loans she has been able to invest in her business, buying tires for the van and products for her shop. Herminia needs a loan of 800 soles to buy sodas, beers, and provisions to prepare her dishes.
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Herminia es socia del Bancomunal Mujeres del Futuro
Herminia es casada tiene 59 años cinco hijos de 37, 33, 32, 30 y 25 años, cuatro de sus hijos están casados y el último está soltero.
Tiene una pequeña tienda en su casa, empezó hace dos años, y por las tardes en su tienda se dedica a vender comida y tiene una combi que la trabaja su esposo.
Desde que ella recibe los préstamos, ha podido invertir en su negocio y comprar llantas para su combi y productos para su tienda.
Herminia necesita un préstamo de 800 soles, que los va a invertir en la compra de gaseosas, cervezas y en la compra de abarrotes para la preparación de comidas.

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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
  • 148
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,178,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Herminia Margarita herminia needs a loan of 800 soles to buy sodas, beers, and provisions to prepare her dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2008
Jan 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009