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Margarita is a member of the Las Entusiastas [Enthusiastic Women] communal bank. She is 67 years old and the mother of 6 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 10 years. She is the owner of some land called "El León Pampa" where she plants fruit trees and ornamental plants. She has always worked in agriculture. She is a woman who has struggled a lot and thanks to FINCA Peru and the trainings she gets in her communal bank, she was able to learn the values that helped her to raise her children. Now the loan she is asking for will be invested in buying bags of black soil to plant trees.
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Margarita es socia del Bancomunal Las Entusiastas, tiene 67 años de edad, es madre de 6 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú hace 10 años, es dueña de un terreno llamado ""El León Pampa" donde siembra árboles frutales y plantas ornamentales, ella siempre se ha dedicado a la agricultura, es una mujer que ha luchado mucho y gracias a FINCA Perú y las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ella pudo aprender los valores que le ayudaron a criar a sus hijos, ahora el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de bolsas de tierra negra para la siembra de árboles.

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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
  • 52
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Margarita to buy bags of black soil for planting trees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012