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Lucia is a member of the Unidas Triunfaremos Community Bank. Lucia is 51, married, and has five children. The youngest child attends the state school.

Lucia worked in the market selling vegetables and tubers. She bought a car with her savings. She started a taxi service, which she had for several years. Last year her car was stolen. She was very frightened, but that did not stop her. With the savings that she had, she bought a second hand van. She provides school transportation. She feels more at peace.

Since Lucia has been with Finca, she feels happy to have found an entity that supports the economic and emotional blossoming of women through their talks.

Lucian needs a loan for 2,000 PEN for maintenance on her car because it needs to pass inspection.

Lucia’s dream is to have a new and modern car.
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Lucia es socia del Bancomunal Unidas Triunfaremos.
Lucia es casada tiene 51 años, tiene cinco hijos, el menor esta estudiando en la escuela estatal.
Lucia trabajaba en el mercado vendiendo verduras y tubérculos con los ahorros se compro un carro y se puso a dar servicio de taxi, por varios años hasta que el año pasado le robaron su carro y asusto mucho pero eso no la detuvo, con los ahorros que tenia se compro una combi de segunda ahora da servicio de movilidad escolar, se siente mas tranquila.
Desde que Lucia esta en Finca, se siente contenta de haber encontrado una entidad que apoya al surgimiento de la mujer, económico y emocional a través de charlas.
Lucia necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles, para el mantenimiento de su carro, por que va pasar revisión técnica.
El sueño de Lucia es tener un carro moderno y nuevo.

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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
  • 121
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,968,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Lucia maintenance on her car because it needs to pass inspection.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010