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Lorenza is a member of the Amaquella Communal Bank. She has two children. The first is 45 years old, and the second is 42 years old.

She sells groceries like rice, sugar, salt, oil, milk, eggs, flour, detergent, soap, shampoo, and noodles, etc. Her business is located in her house. Before becoming a member of Finca Perú she bought things for her store by the dozen; the amounts were smaller. Since she received the loans she buys each product, including the ones that are stored, by the case

Lorenza will use the loan she is requesting to buy rice, sugar, salt, milk, and eggs. Lorenza’s goal is to buy more display cases to be able to present her products.
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Lorenza es socia del Bancomunal Amaquella, es madre de 2 hijos, el primero tiene 45 años y el segundo 42 años. Ella se dedica a la venta de abarrotes como arroz, azucar, sal, aceite, leche, huevo, harina, detergente, jabon, champú, fideos, etc., el negocio esta ubicado en su casa. Lorenza antes de ser socia de Finca Perú realizaba las comprás para su tienda por docenas, las cantidades eran menores, pero desde que le facilitan los préstamos ella compra cada producto por cajas inclusive los almacena.
El préstamo que esta solicitando Lorenza lo va ha invertir en la compra de arroz, azúcar, sal, aceite, leche, huevo.
La meta que tiene Lorenza es poder comprár mas exhibidores para poder ofrecer sus productos.

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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
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Lorenza buy rice, sugar, salt, oil, milk, and eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2010