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Vilma has been a member of Banco Comunal Tambillo for 2 years. She lives in the Tambillos district which is one hour from the city of Ayacucho.

Vilma is married, is 40 years old and has 5 children. Together with her husband she purchases small farm animals and cattle from various local markets to sell at the market in San Juan Bautista. She also raises guinea-pigs, has 10 storehouses and she sells her produce from her own home. In additiona, she cultivates grain and root vegetables.

Vilma needs a loan of $750 to invest in the purchase of pigs, sheep and cattle.

Vilma has two dreams - that her business grows and that her children get a good education.

Translated from [Spanish] by [Lisa Ritchie], Kiva Volunteer.

Vilma es socia del Banco Comunal Tambillo hace 2 años, Vilma vive en el distrito D. Tambillos que queda a 1 hora D. la ciudad D. Ayacucho.

Vilma es casada, tiene 40 años y 5 hijos, Vilma junto a su esposo compran animales menores y vacuno D. las diferentes ferias D. la región, para luego comercializarlos en la feria D. San Juan Bautista. Además Vilma se dedica a la crianza D. cuyes, tiene 10 galpones, sus ventas lo realiza en su misma casa. También se dedica a la agricultura D. tubérculos y cereales.

Vilma necesita un préstamo D. 2000 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra D. cerdo, oveja y ganado vacuno.

Los sueños D. Vilma es que su negocio crezca y sus hijos tengan una buena educación.

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
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,784,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Vilma vilma needs a loan of to invest in the purchase of pigs, sheep and cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2008
Apr 27, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2009