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Florentina is a member of the Imasumacc communal bank. She is 52 years old, and she has three children. Florentina has been a member of FINCA Perú for 16 years. She sells wholesale vegetables, and she also has a small store in her house.

She is grateful for the courses that were provided to her in her communal bank. She learned to have self-esteem and to work without getting discouraged. She is delighted to go to her communal bank’s meetings because they are very important to her, and she enjoys it after so much work.

She is very happy about the things she has been able to achieve as a person. She is also happy to be able to give one of her daughters a college education. She says that FINCA Perú has a lot to do with her achievements.

Florentina will use the loan for her daughter’s college education.
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Florentina es socia del Bancomunal Imasumacc, tiene 52 años de edad, es madre de 3 hijos. Florentina es socia de FINCA Perú hace 16 años, se dedica la venta de verduras por mayor y también tiene una pequeña tienda en su casa. Ella agradece las enseñanzas que le impartieron en su Bancomunal, aprendió a valorarse, a trabajar sin desmayar, le encanta asistir a las reuniones de su Bancomunal porque para ella son muy importantes y se distrae un poco después de tanto trabajo, está muy feliz por las cosas que pudo lograr como persona y también el poder brindar una educación universitaria a una de sus hijas, ella dice que FINCA Perú tienen mucho que ver en sus logros. Florentina invertirá el préstamo en la educación universitaria de su hija.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Florentina to pay for for her daughter’s college education.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2012
May 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2012