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Teofila is a member of the Community Bank "Despertar" (meaning, Awaken).

Teofila is married, she is 31 years old and she has 3 children. Teofila travels to the city of Canete on the weekends, located 6 hours from the city of Ayacucho, where she sells cereals. And from Canete she purchases fruits such as strawberries and cucumbers which she then resells in the great markets in the city of Ayacucho. In addition, Teofila has a stable in the city of Canete and together with her husband they raise cattle.

Teofila requires a loan amounting to 800 soles, funds that will be invested in the purchase of various cereals.

Teofila dreams of building a house, expanding her busienss and providing a good education for her children.

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Teofila es socia del Banco Comunal Despertar.
Teofila es casada, tiene 31 años y 3 hijos, Teofila viaja a la ciudad de Cañete todos los fines de semana que se ubica a 6 horas de la ciudad de Ayacucho, en donde vende cereales y de Cañete compra frutas como fresa, pepino que vende en el mercado de abastos de la ciudad de Ayacucho. Además Teofila tiene un establo en la ciudad de Cañete y junto a su esposo se dedican al engorde de ganado vacuno.
Teofila necesita un préstamo de 800 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cereales variados.
Teofila sueña con construir su casa, ampliar su negocio 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
  • 54
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Teofila tTeofila requires a loan of 800 soles, funds that will be invested in the purchase of various cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2008
Nov 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009