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Silvia is a member of the Juan Pablo II cooperative bank.

Silvia is separated, 46 years old, and has two children ages 14 and 13 that are in the public school.

Silvia started selling sodas and beer behind closed doors. After a year, she decided to open up her house by installing a store in it. For this, she bought a display case and more merchandise.

Silvia needs a loan of 1200 soles in order to buy more merchandise for her store, including soft drinks and beauty supplies.

Since she started with Finca, she has learned how to invest the money that she gets and to be on time with her payments.

Silvia’s dream is to open a spa offering manicures, pedicures and massages.
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Silvia es socia del Bancomunal Juan Pablo II
Silvia es separada tiene 46 años, dos hijos de 14 y 13 años que están en la escuela estatal.
Silvia empezó vendiendo a puerta cerrada, gaseosa y cerveza, después de un año decido abrir su casa poniendo una bodega para esto compro un mostrador, y más mercadería.
Silvia necesita un préstamo de 1200 soles para la compra de mercadería para su bodega, gaseosas y productos de belleza.
Desde que está en Finca aprendió a invertir el dinero que llega a sus manos y a ser puntual con sus pagos.
El sueño de Silvia es poner un spa de uñas y masajes.

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
  • 35
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,331,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Silvia silvia needs a loan of 1200 soles to buy merchandise for her store, soft drinks and beauty supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2009
May 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009