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Antonia is a member of Señor de los Milagros Communal Bank. She is 59 years old and the mother of six children. She works buying and selling clothing and fruit for the markets. She has been a member for seven years, although she left for a while because of her sick mother, who later died.

She always remembered FINCA and she decided to return. She always liked the savings and the trainings a lot because they helped her to be able to raise her children well and to be a good businesswoman. She learned everything in FINCA.

Now, she will invest the loan in buying clothing.
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Antonia es socia del Banco Comunal Señor de los Milagros, tiene 59 años, es madre de 6 hijos, se dedica a la venta y compra de ropa y frutas para las ferias, es socia desde hace 7 años, aunque se retiró un tiempo a raíz de la enfermedad de su madre que después falleció, ella siempre recordaba Finca y decidió volver, siempre le gusto mucho el ahorro las capacitaciones porque le ayudaron a poder formar bien a sus hijos y ser una buena negociante, todo lo aprendió en Finca. Ahora con el préstamo lo invertirá en al compra de ropa.

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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
  • 79
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,860,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Antonia to buy a variety of seasonal clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012