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Silvia Mercedes
Silvia is a partner in the San Benito communal bank. She is 45 years old and is the mother of 4 children. She is the owner of a restaurant, and also sells beer wholesale and retail. She feels very well in Finca Peru, because she is learning a lot from the training as they are helping her to improve her business and with her relationship with her family.
She will invest the loan in the purchase of beverages for her business.
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Silvia es socia del Banco Comunal San Benito, tiene 45 años, es madre de 4 niños, es dueña de un Restaurante, y también vende cerveza por mayor y menor, ella se siente muy bien en Finca Perú, porque aprende mucho de las capacitaciones, debido a que le ayudan a mejorar su negocio y la relación con su familia.
El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de bebidas para su negocio.

Additional Information

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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Silvia Mercedes buy drinks such as soft drinks for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012