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Sabina is a member of the Communal Bank Delfín and is 54 years old. She is married and the mother of seven children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for three years and makes a living selling grains and small animals like guinea pigs and chickens. She likes the training the receives much in her Communal Bank because there she learned and is still learning more to improve her business. It also allows her to be distracted since she shares her experiences with the other members. She says that it is very nice to attend the meetings because her promoter makes them laugh is very entertaining.

The loan she is requesting will be invested in traveling to the markets to buy small animals such as ducks, chickens and guinea pigs, as well as grains such as wheat, 'maca' (root vegetable from the Andes) and amaranth to then sell them in the market.
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Sabina es socia del Banco Comunal Delfín y tiene 54 años de edad, es casada y madre de 7 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 3 años y se dedica a la venta de cereales y animales menores como cuyes y gallinas. Le gustan mucho las capacitaciones que recibe en si Banco Comunal por que allí aprendió y aún está aprendiendo más a mejorar en su negocio, también le permite distraerse ya que comparte sus experiencias con sus demás compañeras, ella dice que es muy bonito asistir a sus reuniones por que su promotora les hace reír y es bien amena. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá viajando a las ferias para comprar animales menores como patos, gallinas, cuyes y también cereales como trigo, maca, quiwicha para así venderlos en el mercado.

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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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Sabina to buy small animals such as ducks, chicken and guinea pis.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013