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Isabel is a member of the communal bank group “Morenita Huamanga”. She is 59 years old, married and has 3 children. Isabel sells food and beverages from a rented space near a bus stop. In addition, she sells food on Saturdays and Sundays at the San Juan market.

Isabel needs a loan of 2000 soles to buy rice, noodles and sugar. She dreams of having her own restaurant.

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Isabel es socia del Banco Comunal Morenita Huamanga.
Isabel es casada, tiene 59 años y 3 hijos, Isabel vende comida en un local alquilado que se encuentra cerca de un paradero de transporte publico, donde también vende bebidas variadas, Además los días sábados y domingos vende comida en la feria de San Juan.
Isabel necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, fideo, azucar.
Isabel sueña con tener un restaurante en un local propio.

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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
  • 53
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Isabel purchase rice, noodles and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009