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Hilda is a member of the communal bank Las Gaviotas (The Seagulls). She is 30 years old, has a live-in partner, and is the mother of 3 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for 6 months. She is a teacher in a primary school and has a business where she sells clothes. She says that FINCA Perú has helped her to learn the importance of saving and investing in her own business. Her dream for the future is that her children will be professionals, and to build a house so she can live with her family. The loan that she is requesting will be used to purchase clothing for men, women, and children.
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Hilda es socia del Banco Comunal Las Gaviotas, tiene 30 años de edad, es conviviente y madre de 3 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 6 meses. Ella es docente en una escuela primaria y tiene un negocio donde se vende ropa. Comenta que FINCA Perú la ha ayudado a aprender la importancia de ahorrar e invertir en si propio negocio. Su sueño para el futuro es que sus hijos sean profesionales y construir una casa para que viva con su familia. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ropa para caballeros, dama y niños.

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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
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Hilda to purchase clothing for men, women, and children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013