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Maura is a member of the Bonanza communal bank.

Maura lives with her partner, is 39 years old and has 4 children. She lives in the community of Ceccelambras which is located in the city of Ayacucho. Maura works growing potatoes, whose production is sent to the city of Lima and she also buys potatoes from the producers in her area and, after consolidating them, them to the city of Lima 2 times a week in the production months of February to August. In addition, Maura buys a variety of animals in the area villages in the months of September to January and then sells them in her community’s market.

Maura needs a loan of 3000 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of goat and pig livestock.

Maura dreams of having a car with which she will be able to transport her products and of providing a good education for her children.

Translated from Spanish by Aimee Sostowski, Kiva volunteer.

Maura es socia del Banco Comunal Bonanza.

Maura es conviviente, tiene 39 años y 4 hijos, Maura vive en la comunidad de Ceccelambras que se ubica a 2 horas de la ciudad de Ayacucho, Maura se dedica a la agricultura de papa, cuya producción lo envía a la ciudad de Lima y también compra papa de los productores de su zona y luego de acopiar lo manda a la ciudad de Lima 2 veces por semana en los meses de producción de febrero a agosto, además Maura en los meses de septiembre a enero compra animales variados en los pueblos de su zona y luego lo vende en la feria de su comunidad.

Maura necesita un préstamo de 3000 soles, dinero que fue invertido en la compra de ganado caprino y porcino.

Maura sueña con tener un carro con el cual pueda transportar sus productos y brindar una buena educación a sus hijos.

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
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Maura maura needs a loan 3000 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of goat and pig livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2008
Sep 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009