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Felicitas is a member of the community bank Arrieros. She is 50 years old, a single mother, and has 8 kids.
Felicitas works selling cheeses and she has a store in her house. With the help of the lonas she has had, she has been successful. She will use the loan that she is requesting now to buy more cheeses and to buy groceries for her store. What she wants now is to be able to improve her store - this is her goal and she is saving for it.
Felicitas likes the training that she gets from the community bank because this helps her to be stronger and to have values.
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Felicitas es socia del Banco Comunal Arrieros, tiene 50 años, es madre soltera y tiene 8 hijos.
Felicitas se dedica a la venta D. quesos en la puerta D. un horno D. chaplas y en su casa tiene una tienda, con la ayuda D. los prestamos pudo salir adelante, ahora el préstamo que solicita lo utilizará para comprar mas quesos y poder comprar abarrotes para su tienda, lo que ahora desea es poder mejorar su tienda esa es su meta y ahorrará para ello.
A Felicitas le gusta las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal porque le ayudaron a poder ser mas fuerte y a tener valores.

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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
  • 40
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Felicitas to buy rice, sugar, and groceries for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012