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Beatriz is a member of the Communal Bank Las Surcanitas.

Beatriz is married and 72 years old. Her three children are all married.
Beatriz is retired and receives a pension every month, but she decided to start working. She started in the book-selling business, working for a friend who sold books. She caught on to the business and liked it. She buys books at publishing houses and sells them in schools every day from 11am to 3pm.

Beatriz needs a loan of 1000 soles to buy books and school uniforms. Since she joined Finca, her finances have improved and she has learned how to increase her sales.

Beatriz's dream is to be able to continue working until she no longer has the strength to do so, and to always be healthy.

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Beatriz la es socia del Bancomunal Las Surcanitas.
Beatriz es casada tiene 72 años, tres hijos que están casados.
Beatriz es jubilada recibe una pensión cada mes, pero decidió trabajar empezó en el negocio D. venta D. libros por una amiga que vendía libros, ella prendió como era el negocio y le gusto, compra libros en las editoriales y los ofrece en los colegios todos los días sale D. 11am hasta las 3pm .
Beatriz necesita un préstamo D. 1000 soles para la compra D. libros- y compra D. uniformes D. colegio.
DesD. que está en Finca su economía ha mejorado, ha aprendido como mejorar sus ventas.
El sueño D. Beatriz es que pueda continuar trabajando hasta cuando sus fuerzas le den y siempre quiere estar sana.

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
  • 154
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Beatriz to buy books and school uniforms for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2009
Apr 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009