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Esperanza is a member of the community bank Guadalupe. She is 51 years old, is married and has 5 children. Esperanza sells grains. She travels to different festivals where she sells vegetables and fruits and at the festivals she buys grains that she then sells at mills. In addition, Esperanza has a stall where she sells grains, vegetables, meat and potatoes. Esperanza needs a loan in the amount of 2000 soles which she will invest in the purchase of corn, quinoa and barley. Esperanza's dream is to improve her home.
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Esperanza es socia del Banco Comunal Guadalupe.
Esperanza es casada, tiene 51 años y 5 hijos, Esperanza vende cereales, viaja a las Ferias donde vende verduras, frutas y de las ferias compra cereales que vende en los molinos. Además Esperanza tiene un kiosco donde vende cereales, verduras, carnes y papa.
Esperanza necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra de maíz, quinua y cebada.
El sueño de Esperanza es mejorar su casa.

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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
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Esperanza purchase corn, quinoa and barley.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009