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Norma is a member of Bancomunal Sonrisa. She is 49 years old and the mother of one son. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for two years, and she works selling clothing. She likes to attend the meetings because she has a good time with her colleagues and above all because she really likes the training. Thanks to that training, she has learned how to save her money, run her business correctly, and improve her dealings with her family and her customers. She will invest the requested loan by purchasing women's, men's, and children's clothing for her business.
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Norma es socia del Bancomunal Sonrisa, tiene 49 años de edad y es madre de 1 hijo. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 2 años y se dedica a la venta de ropa. Le gusta asistir a las reuniones por que allí se entretiene con sus compañeras y sobre todo porque le gustan mucho las capacitaciones ya que gracias a ellas aprendió a ahorrar su dinero, manejar su negocio adecuadamente, a mejorar el trato con su familia y con sus clientes. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ropa de damas, caballeros y niños 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
  • 79
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,829,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Norma to purchase women's, men's, and children's clothing for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2012