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Maura is a member of the Sarita Communal Bank. She is 50 years old, she has 4 children, she is a farmer and she plants alfalfa. She has been a member of Finca Peru for 2 years she invested her first loan in the purchase of seeds and of spare parts for her car. Thanks to her savings and to the profitability of her activity she has been able to buy a car that she uses in her job. Thanks to the trainings received from Finca Peru she has learnt how to properly invest her money, how to realize herself as a woman and how to give a good education to her children. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of another parcel of farmland to plant more alfalfa. Her goal is to buy another vehicle.
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Maura es socia del Banco Comunal Sarita, tiene 50 años, es madre D. 4 hijos, se dedica a la siembra y venta D. alfalfa, esta en Finca desD. hace 2 años, el primer préstamo que recibió lo invirtió en la compra D. semillas y repuestos para su carro, con la rentabilidad que le dio su negocio y sus ahorros pudo comprar su carro el mismo que lo hace trabajar, gracias a las capacitaciones que recibe D. Finca aprendió a invertir bien su dinero, a valorarse como mujer y educar bien a sus hijos. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra D. otra parcela D. chacra para sembrar mas alfalfa. Su meta es comprarse otro carro.

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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
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Maura to buy another parcel of land to plant alfalfa.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 4, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012