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Luzmila is a member of the communal bank Suni. She is 49 years old and is the owner of a bakery. She herself prepares the bread. She also sells food and juices. She always works hard in order to be able to move forward together with her 8 children. She has been a member of Finca for 8 years, and she was able to learn many things which helped her to value herself and to learn to continue making progress in spite of the difficulties. Now her loan will be used to buy flour and sugar.
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Luzmila es socia del Bancomunal Suni, tiene 49 años de edad, es dueña de una panadería, ella misma prepara el pan, también vende comida y jugos, siempre se dedico a trabajar duro para poder progresar junto a sus 8 hijos. Es socia de Finca hace 4 años y pudo aprender muchas cosas que le ayudaron a valorarse y aprender a seguir progresando a pesar de las dificultades. Ahora el préstamo lo destinará para la compra de harina y azúcar.

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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 $1,125 helped Luzmila to buy flour and sugar 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