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Maria Salome
Salome is a member of the Inti Communal Bank. She is 48 years old, she lives with her life partner, she is the mother of 5 children, 3 of whom live with her, and she has been a member of FINCA Perú for more than 1 year. She is a retailer and she sells fruits. She is currently improving her activity and things are going well; she is also educating her children, as she likes the seminars and she puts them into practice with her family as well as with her activity by saving, subdividing her earnings and investing. The loan she is requesting will be invested in her activity by buying fruits from the coast such as watermelons to sell them in the market.
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Salome es socia del Banco Comunal Inti, tiene 48 años, es madre de 5 hijos, de los cuales 3 viven con ella, es conviviente, tiene mas de 1 año como socia en FINCA Perú, se dedica a la venta de frutas por mayor y menor, por ahora esta mejorando en su negocio, le va muy bien, también esta educando a sus hijos, le gusta las capacitaciones, las que pone en práctica con su familia y también en su negocio como ahorrar, distribuir sus ganancias e invertir. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su negocio, en la compra de frutas de la costa como por ejemplo sandias para vender en el mercado.

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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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,860,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Salome to buy watermelons at wholesale price.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012