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Felicitas is a member of the communal bank La Paz. She is 36 years old and is a single mother of two children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for three years and she works selling clothing in a local market. The most profound lesson she has learned is responsibility. She has also learned the importance of punctuality and always keeping some money to save. Her dream for the future is to advance alongside her children. The loan she is applying for will be invested in the purchase of merchandise like jackets, pants, sweaters, and blouses.
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Felicitas es socia del Banco Comunal La Paz, tiene 36 años de edad y es madre soltera de 2 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 3 años y se dedica a la venta de ropa en un mercado local. La lección más profunda que ha aprendido es la responsabilidad, también ha aprendido la importancia de la puntualidad y de siempre guardar algo de dinero para ahorrar. Su sueño para el futuro es progresar al lado de sus hijos El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería como casacas, pantalones, chompas, blusas.

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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
  • 44
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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 $575 helped Felicitas to buy clothing like jackets, pants, sweaters, and blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 2, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013