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Reyna has belonged to the Wiñarisun Communal Bank ("We Grow" in Quechua) for 10 years. She is a 47-year-old single mother of two boys. She sells clothes at the Sunday market in her neighborhood. She also has a store where she has sold groceries, fruits and vegetables for three years.

Reyna is requesting a loan of 2000 soles ($725), which she will use to purchase rice, sugar, oil, noodles and milk. Her earnings will go toward building a home and caring for her youngest son.

Reyna's dreams are to build a home, enlarge her business and that her children are better off than she is.

Translated from Spanish by Marty Greenstein, Kiva Volunteer

Reyna pertenece al Banco Comunal Wiñarisun que significa “Crezcamos” en quechua hace 10 años.

Reyna es madre soltera, tiene 47 años y 2 hijos varones, vive en el distrito de Quinua, Reyna vende ropa en la feria dominical de su distrito. Además Reyna tiene una tienda donde vende abarrotes, verduras, frutas, actividad que realiza hace 3 años.

Reyna necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, azúcar, aceite, fideo, leche.

Sus ahorros lo utilizará en la construcción de su casa y para los gastos de su hijo menor.
Los sueños de Reyna son construir su casa, que sus hijos sean mejores que ella y mejorar sus negocios.

Additional Information

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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Reyna purchase rice, sugar, oil, noodles and milk / Reyna necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, azúcar, aceite, fideo, leche.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2008
Apr 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2008