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Amanda Sonia
Amanda is a member of the community bank, Banco Comunal Lirio.

Amanda is single, 40 years old and has three children. Amanda has a store in her house in which she sells general groceries, vegetables, and meats. Furthermore, Amanda makes barquillos (cookies) that she prepares in her home and sells on the streets.

Amanda needs a loan of 1600 soles ($525 USD), money that will be invested in the purchase of vegetables and menestras (traditional rice and bean dish).

Amanda dreams of growing her business and giving a good education to her children.

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Amanda es socia del Banco Comunal Lirio.
Amanda es soltera, tiene 40 años y 3 hijos, Amanda tiene una tienda en su casa en donde vende abarrotes en general, verduras, carnes. Además Amanda prepara barquillos (galletas) que prepara en su casa y los comercializa ambulantemente.
Amanda necesita un préstamo de 1600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de verduras y menestras.
Amanda sueña con ampliar sus negocios y brindar una buena educación a sus hijos.

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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Amanda Sonia to buy vegetables and menestras (traditional rice and bean dish).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009