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Lourdes Angélica
Lourdes is a member of the “Tu Ángel Lucy” communal bank; she’s 44 years old and has been a member of Finca Perú for five years. She’s the mother of three children and she sells food and natural remedies. She raises guinea pigs at home. She’s always tried to be in good standing with Finca Perú; she values very much everything they do for her. They helped her in the most difficult moments. Thanks to the training she learned many things. She was able to buy appliances and installed drainage in her house. She also learned a way to raise her children. Now, she will use the loan to buy candles and medicinal soap.
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Lourdes es socia del Banco Comunal Tu Ángel Lucy, tiene 44 años, es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 5 años, es madre de 3 niños, se dedica a la venta de comida y medicina natural, en sus casa cría cuyes, siempre trató de estar bien en Finca ella valora mucho todo lo que hacen por ella, en los momentos más difíciles le ayudaron, gracias a las capacitaciones aprendió muchas cosas, se pudo comprar sus artefactos e hizo el desagüe de su casa, también aprendió la manera de criar a sus hijos, ahora el préstamo lo invertirá en al compra de velas y jabones medicinales.

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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
  • $63,829,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Lourdes Angélica to buy candles and medicinal soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012