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Domitila is a 53-year old widow and has 5 children, one of whom is a student. She has a stall in the 12th April market, where she sells clothes. She also travels to street markets five times a week, selling the clothes she buys in Lima.
Domitila is a member of the Despertar (Awaken) communal bank and what she likes most about it is the incentive to save. She is requesting a loan of 2000 soles with which to buy trousers, jackets and polo shirts.
Domitila would like to have her own capital and to stock up on merchandise.
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Domitila es viuda, tiene 53 años y 5 hijos de los cuales 1 estudia, Domitila tiene un puesto en el mercado 12 de abril en donde vende ropa y también viaja a las ferias 5 veces por semana en donde vende ropa, sus productos los adquiere en la ciudad de Lima.
Domitila es socia del Banco Comunal Despertar y lo que mas le gusta es el incentivo al ahorro, solicita un préstamo de 2000 soles para comprar pantalones, casacas y polos.
Domitila desea tener capital propio y surtir con mas mercadería.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Domitila to buy trousers, jackets and polo shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011