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Bernardina Delia
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Delia is a member of the communal bank called "Divine Love". She's 54 years old. She's married and a has 3 children. Delia runs a bakery out of her own home where she makes a local type of bread called 'Chapla' which is native to the area. She has a wood burning oven. She has hired some help to relieve her from running the bakery. She also has a small grocery store and phone booths where the locals can make long-distance phone calls. Her hours of operation are 5 in the morning to 10 at night.

Delia would like to purchase flour in bulk with this loan. Her dreams are to be able to continue to work and to provide a college education for her children.

Translated by a Kiva Volunteer.

Primer Préstamo:

Delia es socia del Banco Comunal Amor Divino.

Delia es casada, tiene 54 años y 3 hijos, Delia tiene una panadería en su casa, en donde elabora el pan típico de la zona llamado “Chapla”, el horno es rustico de leña, para lo cual cuenta con la ayuda de operarios, sus ventas lo realiza en el mismo horno. Además Delia tiene una tienda de abarrotes y también tiene locutorios telefónicos, el horario de atención son de 5 de la mañana hasta las 10 de la noche.

Delia necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de sacos de harina.
Los sueños de Delia son seguir trabajando para salir adelante, sus hijos sigan estudiando hasta ser profesionales.

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
  • 47
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Bernardina Delia to purchase flour in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2008
Aug 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009