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Primitiva is a member of the Sonrisa (Smile) Communal Bank. She is 39 years old and the mother of 4 children. She has a store and has been a member of Finca Perú for 3 years.

Primitiva has seen that her business has grown. Now she can relax. Also she has been able to give her children a good education thanks to the training she’s received. What she wants now is to be able to have a supermarket to be able to support her entire family. She will invest the loan she’s asked for into the purchase of bulk rice, sugar, and oil.
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Primitiva es socia del Banco Comunal Sonrisa, tiene 39 años, es madre de 4 hijos, tiene un bodega y es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 3 años.
Primitiva pudo ver que su negocio ha aumentado, ahora ella puede estar tranquila, también pudo lograra educar bien a sus hijos gracias a las capacitaciones que recibía, ahora lo que desea es poder tener un supermercado poder sostener a toda su familia, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de arroz, azúcar, aceite por mayor.

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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
  • 42
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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 $1,125 helped Primitiva to buy rice, sugar, and oil in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012