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Adelaida is a member of the "Urubamba" communal bank. She is 43 years old, married, and the mother of five children.

She travels to the tropical forest region taking vegetables, cereal grains, and meat to sell. She has been with Finca Peru for three years. With Finca, she has been able to make progress; educating her children, and being able to buy a piece of land with her savings.

The training helps her to set goals for herself, and to meet them. Now, with the loan she is applying for, she will buy materials for building her house.
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Adelaida es socia del Banco Comunal Urubamba, tiene 43 años, viaja a la Selva llevando verduras, cereales y carne, es madre de 5 hijos, es casada y esta en Finca Perú desde hace 3 años, ella pudo progresar junto con Finca, con la educación de sus hijos, se pudo comprar un terreno con sus ahorros, las capacitaciones le ayudan a poder fijarse metas y poder cumplirlas, ahora con el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de materiales para construir su casa.

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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.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Adelaida to buy materials for building her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012