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Constantina belongs to the Anabella Communal Bank. She is 44 years old, and single mother of three children. Her business is buying and selling fruit, potatoes and vegetables that she takes to the jungle to sell. Thanks to the institution, she learned to save, and they taught her to put her values into practice. With her savings and the profits from her business, she is educating her children. The trainings that she receives from the Communal Bank also teach them to educate their children at home. Her biggest dream is to have her own home where she can live with her children. She will invest the requested loan in the purchase of merchandise such as potatoes, vegetables and fruit.
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Constantina pertenece al Banco Comunal Anabella, tiene 44 años de edad, es madre soltera de 3 hijos. Se dedica a la compra y venta de frutas, papa y verduras que lleva a la selva a vender. Gracias a la institución aprendió a ahorrar y le enseñaron a practicar lo valores, con sus ahorros y las ganancias de su negocio está educando a sus hijos, las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal también le enseñan a educar en su hogar a sus hijos. Su mayor sueño es tener una casa propia donde pueda vivir con sus hijos. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería como papa, verduras y frutas.

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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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Constantina to purchase merchandise such as potatoes, vegetables and fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013