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Daisy is a member of the Orcasitas II Communal Bank.
Daisy is single, 28 years old and has 1 child. Daisy makes her living buying and selling products of the tara tree (a tree native to Peru) and cochinilla (an insect found on the prickly pear cactus and used to make a red dye), which she sells in the city of Ayacucho.
Daisy needs a loan of 900 PEN, which will be invested in the purchase of cactus fruit and cochinilla.
Daisy hopes to build herself a house and that her child can go to school.
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Daisy es socia del Banco Comunal Orcasitas II.
Daisy es soltera, tiene 28 años y 1 hijo, Daisy se dedica a la compra y venta de tara y cochinilla, productos que comercializa en la ciudad de Ayacucho,
Daisy necesita un préstamo de 900 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de tuna, cochinilla.
Los sueños de Daisy son construir su casa y que su hijo estudie.

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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Daisy for the purchase of cactus fruit and cochinilla.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2010
Feb 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010