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Victoria is a member of the Sarita Community Bank. She is a 55-year-old married mother of 10 children. She travels to the different markets in the region to sell food and also purchase grains, potatoes, cheese and animals to sell in the city of Ayacucho, Peru. Victoria is requesting a loan of 2000 soles (approximately $700), which she plans to use for the purchase of rice, sugar and grains. Her dreams are for her children to finish their studies and to expand her business.
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Victoria es socia del Banco Comunal Sarita.
Victoria es casada, tiene 55 años y 10 hijos, Victoria viaja a las diferentes ferias D. la región en donD. venD. comida y D. las ferias compra cereales, papa, queso y animales que venD. en la ciudad D. Ayacucho.
Victoria necesita un préstamo D. 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. arroz, azúcar y cereales.
Los sueños D. Victoria son que sus hijos culminen sus estudios y aumentar su negocio.

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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
  • 42
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,488,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Victoria purchase rice, sugar and grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2009
Aug 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 30, 2009