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Update on Felicitas

Felicitas works in agriculture and sells vegetables. She says that with FINCA Peru, she has managed to make professionals out of three of her nieces and nephews. She says that she also managed to buy her land and was able to open her business. She mentions that with FINCA, she has learned about punctuality and being responsible; she also likes the training because they instill many values.

Felicitas is requesting a loan that she will invest in making her business grow.
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Felicitas se dedica a la agricultura y a la venta de verduras, ella afirma que con Finca logró sacar profesionales a 3 de sus sobrinos, cuenta que también logró comprar su terreno y pudo abrir su negocio, indica que en sus reuniones aprendió sobre la puntualidad, hacer responsable, también le gustan las capacitación porque le inculcaron muchos valores, solicita un préstamos que lo invertirá en hacer crecer su negocio.

Previous Loan Details

Felicitas is a member of Bancommunal Suni. She is 44 years old and is single, but she supports her 23 year old niece, who is currently studying. Felicitas works selling vegetables like cabbage, onion, lettuce, tomatoes. She sells these products in the market Nery García Zarate on Tuesdays, Fri... More from Felicitas's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Felicitas to buy fertilizer and insecticides for her farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 9, 2013