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Lucia, 33, is a member of Las Gaviotas Communal Bank. She is married and the mother of three children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for six years.

She works selling vegetables. Every week she takes vegetables to sell from the city to her little town. In her experience as a member of FINCA Perú she has learned the importance of savings, punctuality, and responsibility. Her dream for the future is to be able to buy a plot of land where she can build her house.

She will invest the loan she is requesting in merchandise for her business, such as carrots, potatoes, yucca, lettuce, herbs, sweet potato, onions, etc.
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Lucia es socia del Banco Comunal Las Gaviotas, tiene 33 años de edad, es casada y madre de 3 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 6 años. Ella se dedica a la venta de verduras, cada semana ella lleva verduras para vender a su pueblito desde la cuidad. En su experiencia como socia de FINCA Perú ella ha aprendido la importancia de los ahorros, la puntualidad y la responsabilidad. Su sueño para el futuro es poder comprar un terreno donde pueda construir su casa. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería para su negocio como zanahorias, papas, yucas, lechuga, hierbas, camote, cebollas, etc.

Additional Information

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
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Lucia to buy carrots, potatoes, yucca, lettuce, herbs, sweet potato, onions, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013