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Cirila is a member of the Violeta village bank. She's single with two children, and lives in the Acuchimay neighborhood on the side of a hill of the same name. She sells sweets at night from a cart in the main plaza of the city of Ayacucho, and also outside discotheques.

Cirila is seeking a loan of 2500 soles to invest in the purchase of cookies, candies, and gum. She dreams of her children becoming professionals, and of having a stable business.
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Cirila es socia del Banco Comunal Violeta.
Cirila es soltera, tiene 2 hijos, vive en el barrio acuchimay a las faldas del cerro del mismo nombre, Cirila vende golosinas de manera ambulatoria en la plaza mayor de la ciudad de Ayacucho, actividad que realiza por las noches y también en la puerta de discotecas.
Cirila necesita un préstamo de 2500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de galletas, caramelos, chicles.
Los sueños de Cirila es que sus hijos sean profesionales y tener un negocio 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
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,912,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Cirila to buy cookies, candies, and gum.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2010
May 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 27, 2010