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Teodora is a member of the communal bank "Sol Radiante" (Radiant Sun). She is 51 years old, the mother of 3 children and has been a member of FINCA Perú for 1 year. She makes her living selling sweets at the cafe of an educational institution. She is very grateful to FINCA Perú for the re-payment terms she has been offered. Teodora really likes the training that she receives as a part of the communal bank. She has learned to invest her money appropriately and especially to value herself. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of sweets for her business.
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Teodora es socia del Bancomunal Sol Radiante, tiene 51 años de edad, es madre de 3 hijos y socia de FINCA Perú hace 1 año. Se dedica a la venta de golosinas en el cafetín de un centro educativo. Está muy agradecida con la institución por las facilidades de préstamo que le brindaron. Le gustan mucho las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ya que ahí aprendió a invertir de manera adecuada su dinero y sobre todo a valorarse a sí misma. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de golosinas para su negocio.

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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
  • $64,372,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Teodora to purchase sweets for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2012
May 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2012