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Carla is a member of the Lindo Amanecer (Beautiful Dawn) community bank. Her business is a locksmith's shop where she works with her husband. Carla has been a member of FINCA Peru for two years. She enjoys the way they're able to do loans. This is how she learned about responsibility, not only in making payments but also in finishing jobs for locksmith's shop on time. She really appreciates all the confidence they have in her.

The loan she has requested will be used to buy materials for the locksmith's shop.
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Carla es socia del Banco Comunal Lindo Amanecer, tiene 30 años, su negocio es una Cerrajería donde trabaja con su esposo, ella es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 2 años, le encanta la modalidad que tienen para poder hacer los préstamos, aprendió así sobre la responsabilidad, no solo en traer los pagos, sino también en poder entregar a tiempo los trabajos que realiza en la Cerrajería, agradece mucho toda la confianza que depositaron en ella. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de materiales para la cerrajería.

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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
  • 49
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,458,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Carla to buy materials for a locksmith's shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012