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Mauricia is a member of the Trinidad Communal Bank and is 54 years-old. She's a hardworking woman. From Monday to Thursday she travels to sell clothing in the markets. On Saturdays she works on her small farm and on Sundays she sells food. She learned to work well at Finca. Thanks to the loans they have given her she was able to buy herself a small farm. Now she feels very good because she can have financial stability. She was able to educate her children. She will now invest the loan in the purchase of clothing to take to the markets.
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Mauricia es socia del Banco Comunal Trinidad, tiene 54 años, ella es una mujer que trabajaba mucho, de lunes a jueves viaja para vender ropa en las ferias, los sábados trabaja en su chacra, y los domingos vende comida, ella aprendió a trabajar bien en Finca, gracias a los préstamos que le dan pudo comprarse una chacra, ahora ella se siente muy bien porque puede tener una estabilidad económica, pudo educar a sus hijos. Ahora con el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de ropa para llevar a las ferias.

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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
  • 55
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Mauricia to buy a variety of seasonal clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013