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Leocrecia is a member of the Retoño Village Bank. She is 36 years old and is married with five children. Leocrecia and her husband are recyclers of iron, rubber, disposable bottles, slippers, pots, copper, and bronze, which they buy by the kilogram. They recycle these items in a business that they own in the San Juan Bautista district. Leocrecia has a car which they use to travel to different districts and also within the city of Ayacucho to recycle everything they find. After collecting everything, they send it to the city of Lima.

Leocrecia needs a loan of 1,000 soles, which she will invest in the purchase of plastics and iron. Leocrecia dreams of buying a mill to grind plastics, of building a good home and that her children will grow up to become working professionals.

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Leocrecia es socia del Banco Comunal Retoño.
Leocrecia es casada, tiene 36 años y 5 hijos, Leocrecia junto a su esposo son recicladores de fierros, cauchos, botellas descartables, zapatillas, ollas, cobre, bronce, que compran por kilos, actividad que realizan en un local de su propiedad en el distrito de San Juan Bautista, Leocrecia tiene un carro con el cual salen a los diferentes distritos y también en la ciudad de Ayacucho para reciclar todo cuanto encuentran, luego de acopiar lo envían a la ciudad de Lima.

Leocrecia necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de plásticos y fierros.
Los sueños de Leocrecia son comprar un molino para moler los plásticos, construir una buena casa y que sus hijos sean profesionales.

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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
  • 42
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Leocrecia leocrecia needs a loan of 1,000 soles, which she will invest in the purchase of plastics and iron.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2008
Oct 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009