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Sagitario Group
In this Group: Victoria, Flora , Antonia*, Paulina, Rosa Lidia, Teresa Dionicia, Celia Claudia
* not pictured
Victoria belongs to the Sagitario communal bank located in the Lurigancho Chosica district. This communal bank is made up of seven members who are all women with a great desire to get ahead and be successful in their businesses.

One of these women is Victoria. She is 40 years old, is in a civil union and is the mother of three children. One of them is an adult and two of them are under her care. Victoria works cleaning chickens in business that sells poultry. She has been working there for four years.

With this last loan she wants to realize her goal of making a living raising pigs by buying young ones and animal feed. Raising these animals is very hard, but it is the work that Victoria wants to do on a daily basis. She wanted to start the business when she was given two small piglets and shown how to work with them.

She wants to be able to pay for her oldest child's studies with this business.
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La señora Victoria pertenece a la alcancía comunal Sagitario ubicada en el distrito de Lurigancho Chosica, esta alcancía está conformada por 7 integrantes las cuales son mujeres con muchas ganas por salir adelante y tener éxitos en sus negocios, una de ella es Victoria de 40 años de edad, conviviente y madre de 3 hijos, uno de ellos es mayor de edad y dos a su cuidado. Victoria trabaja limpiando pollos en un establecimiento de ventas de aves y en este trabajo lleva trabajando 4 años con el ultimo préstamo quiere hacer realidad su meta dedicarse a la crianza de porcinos comprando crias y de comida balanciada para los animales. La crianza de estos animales es muy difícil pero para Victoria es el trabajo que se quiere dedicarse día a dia, ella quiere comenzar con esta crianza a raíz que le regalaron dos cerditos pequeños y le han enseñado a cómo debe de trabajar, con este negocio quiere costear los estudios de su hijo mayor.

Additional Information


EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sagitario Group's $1,425 loan helped a member to buy young pigs and animal feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012