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Felicitas is a member of the Dignidad Microfinance Group. She is a 42-year-old married mother with 5 children.

She is a stallholder at Cangallo, where she sells assorted fruits, vegetables, and breads. At Cangallo, she purchases corn, wheat and barley, which she sells on Sundays at the Feria de las Americas Market.

The loan that he is requesting will be invested in restocking her stand with goods (fruits, bread, vegetables, cheese). What she likes about Finca is that she can obtain a loan and save money. Her dream is to be able to build her own house.

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Felicitas, es socia del Banco Comunal Dignidad, tiene 42 años, es casada y tiene 5 hijos.
Felicitas es feriante, viaja a Cangallo, donde vende frutas surtidas, verduras surtidas, pan y en Cangallo compra: maíz, trigo, cebada y lo vende los días domingos en la feria de las Américas.
El crédito que solicita lo invertirá en surtir su mercadería (frutas, pan, verduras, queso)
Lo que le gusta de Finca es que puede acceder al crédito y puede ahorrar. Su sueño es poder construir sus casa.

Additional Information

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
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,968,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Felicitas purchase local fruits, vegetables, and breads.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2010
Nov 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011