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Lucia is a member of the Marcela communal bank.
Lucia is married, 54 years old, and has 7 children. Lucia sells food in one of the doors of the Magdalena market every afternoon with the help of her daughter. Every day she builds a tent that will protect her from the rains. Furthermore, Lucia has a small store in her house where she sells various drinks. This store is administered by her daughter.
Lucia needs a 1500 soles loan to purchase frozen fish, rice and oil.
Lucia dreams of selling her condiments wholesale, seeing her youngest son complete his studies, and resting.
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Lucia es socia del Banco Comunal Marcela.
Lucia es casada, tiene 54 años y 7 hijos, Lucia venD. comida D. manera ambulatoria en una D. las puertas del mercado Magdalena, actividad que realiza todos los días por las tardes con la ayuda D. su hija, diariamente Lucia arma una carpa improvisada que la pueda proteger D. las lluvias. Además Lucia tiene una pequeña tienda en su casa en donD. venD. bebidas variadas, este negocio esta administrado por su hija.

Lucia necesita un préstamo D. 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. pescado congelado, arroz y aceite.
Los sueños D. Lucia son vender condimentos por mayor, su hijo menor culmine sus estudios y descansar.

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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
  • 48
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lucia lucia needs a 1500 soles loan that will be invested in the purchase of frozen fish, rice and oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2008
Oct 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009