Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
Maria Socorro
View original language description ↓
Socorro is a member of the Wiracocha Communal Bank.

Socorro is a 66-year old widow with six children; one child, a daughter, still lives with her. She has a store where she sells automotive lubricants located on a main street of the city of Ayacucho. Her products are acquired in the city of Lima at better prices.

Socorro needs a loan of 3000 soles, money that she would invest in purchasing lubricants of various brands.

She will use her savings to improve her home. Socorro’s dreams are to have another house, and that her children get ahead and have prosperous businesses.

Translated from Spanish by Mary Lynn, Kiva Volunteer.

Socorro es socia del Banco Comunal Wiracocha.

Socorro es viuda, tiene 66 años y 6 hijos D. los cuales solo 1 hija vive con ella, Socorro tiene una tienda donD. venD. lubricantes D. carro, que esta ubicado en una avenida principal D. la ciudad D. Ayacucho. Sus productos son adquiridos en la ciudad D. Lima a un precio más cómodo.

Socorro necesita un préstamo D. 3000 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra D. lubricantes D. distintas marcas.

Sus ahorros lo utilizará en la mejora D. su casa.
Los sueños D. Socorro son tener otra casa, sus hijos progrese y tengan negocios prósperos.

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
  • 81
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Maria Socorro socorro needs a loan of 3000 soles, money that will be invested in the purchase of automotive lubricants of various brands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2008
May 20, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009