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Isabel is 40 years old and lives with her partner and her five school-aged children. She is a member of the Hormigas village bank. She began her business selling fruits in the Señor de Arequipa street markets and for the past two months has maintained a fixed stand where she can better display her products, something she does every day with her daughter's help. Isabel's dream is to have a store in her home. She requests a loan of 2000 soles to invest it in the purchase of oranges, apples and bananas.
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Isabel es conviviente, tiene 40 años y 5 hijos que estudian. Isabel pertenece al Banco Comunal Hormigas.
Isabel inicio su negocio vendiendo frutas de manera ambulatoria en el mercadillos Señor de Arequipa y hace 2 meses tiene un puesto estable en donde exhibe de mejora manera sus productos, actividad que realiza todos los días con la ayuda de su hija. Isabel sueña con tener una tienda en su casa.
Isabel necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de naranjas, manzanas, plátanos.

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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
  • 112
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Isabel to purchase oranges, apples and bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2010
May 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010