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Viviana is a member of the La Paz communal bank. She is 42 years old and has a general store in Yanama. She is the mother of four children and has been a member of Finca Perú for five years. She recalls that she has always worked, but the loans she has received in recent years have helped her a lot in being able to meet her goals and realize her dreams, one of which was to expand her home. The trainings that they offer her allow her to have a good foundation on which to have a good business and a good family.

With the loan she will purchase sugar, rice and beans.
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Viviana es socia del Banco Comunal La Paz, tiene 42 años, tiene una tienda de abarrotes en Yanama, es madre de 4 hijos, es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 5 años, recuerda que siempre trabajó, pero los préstamos que ha recibido en estos últimos años le ayudó mucho a poder cumplir sus metas y sus sueños, uno de ellos era poder ampliar su casa, las capacitaciones que le brindan le ayudan a poder tener una base para tener un buen negocio y tener una buena familia, con el préstamo comprará azúcar, arroz, fideos.

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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
  • 85
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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 Viviana to purchase sugar, rice and beans wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012