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Patricia is a member of the 'Bonanza' community bank. She is 40 years old, married, and doesn't have any children. She manages her own hardware store. During the short time that she has been a member of FINCA Peru, she has enjoyed the training sessions which teach her to improve herself and, on the business side of things, teach her how to manage her profits and how to distribute them. They have also taught her how to save. She feels happy because they give support to people who need it. Patricia is requesting this loan to invest in buying electrical supplies such as cables, light bulbs and switches for her business.
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Patricia es socia del Banco Comunal Bonanza, tiene la edad de 40 años, no tiene hijos, es casada, su profesión es de administración, por ello administra su propia ferretería, en el poco tiempo que esta en Finca Perú le gusta las capacitaciones por que le enseñan a mejorar en lo personal y en lo que es el negocio como administrar su ganancia y como distribuirlas, también le han enseñado a ahorrar, se siente bien porque le brindan apoyo a las personas que lo necesitan. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de material eléctrico como cables, focos, interruptores para su negocio.

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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
  • 89
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,880,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Patricia to buy electrical supplies such as cables, light bulbs and switches.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012