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Isabel is a member of the communal bank “Suni” which means “Abundant” in Quechua. Isabel lives with her partner, is 39 years old, and has two children. Isabel sells traditional food in the typical food market on Saturdays and Sundays. Her husband helps her and she has an assistant.

Isabel needs a loan of 1,500 soles to buy rice, spaghetti, potatoes, corn, and chili pepper.

Isabel has dreams of buying some land to build a house on and have a store in a stable place.
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Isabel es socia del Banco Comunal Suni que significa Abundante en quechua.
Isabel es conviviente, tiene 39 años y 2 hijos, Isabel vende comida típica en la feria de platos típicos, actividad que realiza los días sábados y domingos con la ayuda de su esposo y otro ayudante.
Isabel necesita un préstamo de 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, fideo, papa, maíz, ají.
Los sueños de Isabel son comprar un terreno para la construcción de su casa y tener una tienda estable.

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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
  • 39
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,449,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Isabel para la compra de arroz, fideo, papa, maíz, ají.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2009
Jul 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 30, 2009