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Flavia is a member of the Banco Comunal Florecer [Community Bank "Florecer"]. She is 58 years old, married, and the mother of 4 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for the past 3 years. She works selling medicinal coca leaves and also planting, harvesting, and selling corn. In addition, she also raises cattle and sheep outside of the city. She is grateful to the institution for the loan opportunities offered. She says that the training she receives from the Banco Comunal [Community Bank] is very good, because they give her motivating messages. Flavia will use the new loan that she is asking for to purchase seed corn, to pay her workers, and to transport her goods.
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Flavia es socia del Banco Comunal Florecer. Tiene 58 años de edad, es casada y madre de 4 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace 3 años. Se dedica a la venta de hojas medicinales de coca, y también a la siembra, cosecha y venta de maíz, por otro lado se dedica a la crianza de ganado vacuno y ovino fuera de la ciudad. Está agradecida con la institución por las facilidades de préstamo que le ofrece. Ella dice que las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal son muy buenas ya que ellas le dejan mensajes motivadores. Flavia invertirá el nuevo préstamo que solicita en la compra de semillas de maíz, el pago de sus trabajadores y en el transporte de carga de su mercadería.

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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 $775 helped Flavia to purchase seed corn, pay her workers, and transport her goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013