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Antonia is a member of the communal bank "Suni." She is 52 years old, and has 2 children. She has a business selling groceries and beverages at wholesale. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 16 years, and she sees all of the growth that has occurred. She thanks FINCA Peru for all of the help they have given her with the loans. For Antonia, the loans are great because FINCA Peru puts trust in her that other establishments won't. She is very grateful because thanks to this, she can get ahead with her children and grow as a businesswoman. The loan she is taking now will be used to buy potatoes.
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Antonia es socia del Bancomunal Suni, tiene 52 años de edad, es madre de 2 hijos, se dedica a la venta de abarrotes y bebidas por mayor, es socia de Finca Perú hace 16 años, ella ve todo lo que ha crecido y da gracias a Finca Perú por todo lo que le ayudo con los préstamos.Para ella los préstamos son muy buenos porque Finca Perú le da esa confianza que otras entidades no le dan, está muy agradecida porque gracias a ello puede progresar junto a sus hijos y crecer como empresaria. Ahora el préstamo lo destinará para la compra de papa.

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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
  • 44
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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 $1,125 helped Antonia to buy potatoes for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012