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Mary Luz
Mary is a member of the Communal Bank "Florecer." She is 29 years old, married and the mother of 2 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 4 years. Mary owns a beauty salon in her own home and also sells gifts.

She feels successful because thanks to the training received in the communal bank, she has learned to save. It helps a lot to know how to manage her own business and value herself. Mary is grateful to the institution for the loan facilities offered. Mary will invest the new loan request in buying hair dye, an electric razor, salon supplies and gifts for her store.
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Mary es socia del Banco Comunal Florecer. Tiene 29 años de edad, es casada y madre de 2 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace 4 años. Mary es dueña de una estética de belleza en su propia vivienda y también vende regalos. Ella se siente exitosa porque gracias a las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal aprendió a ahorrar y también le ayudan mucho a saber manejar su negocio y a valorarse a sí misma. Está agradecida con la institución por las facilidades de préstamo que le ofrece. Mary invertirá el nuevo préstamo que solicita en la compra de tintes de pelo, máquina de cortar cabello, insumos para peluquería y regalos para su tienda.

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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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mary Luz purchase hair dyes, hair cutting machine, supplies for hairdressers and gifts for your shop tienda.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013