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Dora is a member of the Capulí Communal Bank. She is 47 and has two children, of whom one is under her care. She also cares for her grandson. She has a Bar-Restaurant specializing in fish and seafood. It is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in Ayacucho. With great satisfaction she recalls how she started: she had beer crates for seats and the roof was maD. of rush mats. When she didn't have enough beer crates she would put out logs on bricks.
Dora has been a member of Finca for almost 10 years. She can see how much she has progressed and recalls with great gratituD. how she built up her business. All of the training helped her to be able to improve. Being part of Finca is part of her life, and she has never withdrawn; she is very persevering. She is very happy, and says that she will never withdraw. Now, with this loan she will invest in her restaurant. Her goal for the future is to be able to open a discotheque.
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Dora es socia del Banco Comunal Capulí, tiene 47 años y 2 hijos D. los cuales 1 esta a su cargo junto a su nieto, ella tiene un Bar- Cevichería, que es una D. las mas concurridas D. Ayacucho, ella recuerda con mucha satisfacción como empezó, tenía como asientos las cajas D. cerveza y el techo era D. esteras, cuando no tenía cajas D. cerveza ponía troncos con ladrillos en forma D. asientos.
Dora es socia D. Finca ya casi 10 años, pueD. ver todo lo que ha progresado, con mucho agradecimiento recuerda como construyó su negocio, todas las capacitación le ayudaron a poder mejorar y estar en Finca ya es parte D. sus actividades, nunca se retiró, es muy constante y se siente muy feliz, y dice que nunca se retirará, ahora con el préstamo que esta sacando lo invertirá en su cevichería, ahora la meta a futuro que tiene es poder abrir una Discoteca.

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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
  • 47
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Dora to purchase products and stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012