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28-year-old Rocio is a member of 'Pureza' (Purity) communal bank, and is a single mother with one son. She has a restaurant and has been a member of Finca Peru for 2 years. During this time she has learned to be responsible and timely, and is grateful for the Finca's support in the education of her son and the training she has received to help her in her personal life and in her business. She will invest this loan in the purchase of food for her restaurant.
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Rocio es socia del Banco Comunal Pureza, tiene 28 años, Rocio tiene un restaurante, tiene un hijo, es madre soltera, es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 2 años, en el tiempo que esta en Finca Perú aprendió a ser responsable y a ser mas puntual, da gracias a Finca por el apoyo que le brinda con la educación de sus hijo, con la capacitaciones le ayudan en su vida personal como en su negocio, ahora con el préstamo lo invertirá en al compra de víveres para el restaurante.

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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
  • 82
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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 $750 helped Rocio to purchase supplies for her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012