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Rosa is a member of the Communal Bank “Imasumacc”. She is 30 years old and a single mother of a 15-year-old daughter. Rosa sells newspapers and magazines in the town square in Ayacucho. She also grows potatoes, peas, and corn in the annex of Casaorcco. Rosa is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of magazines, seeds, and fertilizers for growing potatoes during the short season.

She has been with FINCA Peru since 2005. Rosa enjoys having access to loans and always being able to save. Now she is saving toward the construction of her house and her daughter’s higher education.
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Rosa es socia del Banco Comunal Imasumacc, tiene 30 años es madre soltera con una hija de 15 años de edad. Rosa se dedica la venta de periódicos y revista en la plaza Mayor de Ayacucho y a la siembra de papa, arvejas, maíz en el anexo de Casaorcco. Solicita un préstamo el cual lo invertirá en la compra de revistas, semillas, fertilizantes para la siembra de papa para la campaña pequeña.
Esta en FINCA Perú desde el año 2005, le gusta por el acceso a los créditos y sobre todo puede ahorrar. Ahora está ahorrando para la construcción de su casa y la educación superior de su hija.

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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
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Rosa to purchase magazines for her news stand and seeds and fertilizers for growing potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2011
May 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011