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Rafaela
Rafaela is a member of the Communal Bank Amistad Unida (“Unified Friendship”).
Rafaela is married, 53 years old, and has 3 children ages 35, 32, and 26, all who work.
She opened her small convenience store after she married; she began little by little, and her business has grown with the help of her eldest daughter.
She needs a loan of 1,600 PEN to expand her business, she would like to purchase bookstore supplies such as notebooks and paper to begin selling in her convenience store.
Since she has been with Finca she has had financial backing, and has learned to be more organized in her business; in the bank meetings she feels that she is amongst family.
Rafaela’s dream is to see her children marry.
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Rafaela es socia del Bancomunal Amistad Unida.
Rafaela es casada tiene 53 años, tres hijos de 35, 32 y 26 años, que trabajan.
Ella puso su bodega después que se caso, empezó poco a poco, su negocio ha crecido cuenta con la ayuda de su hija mayor.
Necesita un préstamo de 1600 soles para ampliar su negocio, quiere comprar artículos de librería cuadernos, hojas, para empezar a vender en su bodega.
Desde que está en Finca tiene un respaldo económico, aprendió a ser más ordenada en su negocio, en las reuniones se siente como en familia.
El sueño de Rafaela es ver a sus hijos casados.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,528,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Rafaela rafaela needs a loan of 1,600 PEN to expand her business, she would like to purchase bookstore supplies such as notebooks and paper to begin selling in her convenience store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2009
Listed
Mar 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2009