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Maura is a member of the communal bank BIENESTAR II. She is 62 years old, married, has six children, and owns a grocery store. For over ten years she has been a member of FINCA Perú, thanks to which she was able to educate her children and improve her business. The relationship with her family is good thanks to the training she has received from the communal bank. She plans to use the loan to buy goods such as rice, sugar, milk, oil, eggs, etc.
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Maura es socia de Banco Comunal Bienestar II, tiene 62 años, es dueña de un puesto de abarrotes, es madre de 6 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace más de 10 años, es casada, gracias Finca logró educar a sus hijos y mejoró en su negocio, ahora la relación con su familia es buena gracias a las capacitaciones que le brindan en su bancomunal. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería como arroz, azúcar, leche, aceite, huevo, etc.

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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
  • 45
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Maura to buy goods such as rice, sugar, milk, oil, eggs, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012