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Agripina is a member of the Banco Comunal Ccatun Sacha [Community Bank Ccatun Sacha]. She is 44 years old and the mother of 4 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for 2 years, and works selling vegetables in the market. She feels proud of herself because she has learned to save, and has the friendship of her colleagues from the Banco Comunal [Community Bank]. She says that the training she received there helped her a lot, and now she knows how to manage her money well. Her dream is to finish work on her home. Agripina will use the loan she is asking for to purchase seeds of different vegetables.
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Agripina es socia del Banco Comunal Ccatun Sacha. Tiene 44 años de edad y es madre de 4 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace 2 años. Se dedica a la venta de verduras en el mercado. Se siente orgullosa de sí misma porque aprendió a ahorrar, y cuenta con la amistad de sus compañeras de su Banco Comunal. Nos comenta que las capacitaciones que recibe la ayudaron mucho y ahora sabe cómo administrar de manera adecuada su dinero. Su sueño es terminar con el acabado de su vivienda. Agripina invertirá el préstamo que solicita en la compra de semillas de diferentes vegetales.

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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
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Agripina to purchase seeds of different vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013