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Teresa is a member of the Amaquella Communal Bank. She is 45 years old and the mother of three children. Her oldest child is 25 years old and the youngest one is 11 years old. Teresa sells groceries (sugar, rice, milk, oil, eggs, fruit, and sodas). She has managed this business for five years out her house.

Teresa also sells tara, cochineal, and leather. Her goals incluD. seeing her children become professionals and finishing the second floor of her house.

The loan she is requesting will be used to buy groceries for her business.

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Teresa es socia del Bancomunal Amaquella, tiene 45 años, es madre D. tres hijos, la mayor D. 25 años y la última D. 11 años. Ella se dedica a la venta D. abarrotes (azúcar, arroz, leche, aceite, huevo, frutas y gaseosas) este negocio lo viene realizando hace cinco años en su casa que es propia, también ella compra tara, cochinilla y cuero. La meta D. Teresa es que sus hijos salgan profesionales y también hacer los acabados D. su casa del segundo piso.
El préstamo que esta solicitando es para la compra D. abarrotes en general para 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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Teresa purchase sugar, rice, milk, oil, eggs, fruit, and sodas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010