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Carmen Eddy
Carmen is a member of the Bienestar communal bank. She is married, 52 years old and has 5 children. Carmen travels to the Ayacuchana forest where she sells groceries, an activity she does with her husband. The products are transported in their own car and they also have cars that they use as public transport.

Carmen needs a loan of 3000 Soles which will be invested in the purchase of rice and sugar. Carmen dreams of growing her business and having a chain of pharmacy stores.
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Carmen es socia del Banco Comunal Bienestar.
Carmen es casada, tiene 52 años y 5 hijos, Carmen viaja a la selva ayacuchana en donde vende abarrotes en general, actividad que realiza junto a su esposo, sus productos los transporta con carro propio, además tiene carros con los cuales realiza transporte de pasajeros.
Carmen necesita un préstamo de 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, azúcar.
Carmen sueña con hacer crecer sus negocios y tener una cadena de farmacias.

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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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carmen Eddy purchase of rice and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2009
Apr 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009