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Maura is a member of the Ccori Soncco (“Heart of Gold” in Quechua) Village Bank. She is married and has ten children. She has a store in her house in the Enace neighborhood where she sells general dry goods, vegetables, meats, and grains with the help of her husband. She also caters meals for various occasions.

Maura needs a loan of 2000 soles (US$325) which she will use to buy grains, sugar, pasta and oil. Maura’s dreams are for her children to grow up to be professionals, to expand her store and to equip it with all of the necessities.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow

Maura es socia del Banco Comunal Ccori Soncco que significa Corazon de Oro en quechua.

Maura es casada y tiene 10 hijos, Maura tiene una tienda en su casa ubicada en la Urbanización Enace en donde vende abarrotes en general, verduras, carnes, cereales, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de su esposo. Además Maura realiza el servicio de preparación de comidas para diversos compromisos.

Maura necesita un préstamo de 2000 dinero que será invertido en la compra de cereales, azúcar, fideo, aceite.

Los sueños de Maura son que sus hijos sean profesionales y ampliar, equipar su tienda con todo lo necesario.

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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
  • 117
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,994,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD