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Isabel is a member of Lirio ('Iris') community bank. She is 33-years old and married with three children. Isabel travels to different markets where she buys animals to take to the slaugherhouse in Ayacucho city. She then sells the meat wholesale. Isabel also runs a grocery store from her house.

Isabel needs a loan of 2,000 PEN that will be used to buy rice, sugar, oil, and pigs. Her dream is for her and her children to get ahead in life and save enough money to have their own resources.
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Isabel es socia del Banco Comunal Lirio.
Isabel es casada, tiene 33 años y 3 hijos, Isabel viaja a diferentes ferias en donde compra animales que luego beneficia en el camal de la ciudad de Ayacucho, luego los comercializa por mayor. Isabel además tiene una tienda de abarrotes en su casa.
Isabel necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, azúcar, aceite, y ganado porcino.
Isabel sueña con salir adelante con sus hijos y ahorrar lo suficiente para tener capital propio.

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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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Isabel purchase of rice, sugar, oil, and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009