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Victoria Ridina
Victoria is a member of the Marcela Community Bank. She is a 58-year-old single mother of six. She works as an education assistant at a daycare center in the city of Ayacucho. Furthermore, on Sundays Victoria sells typical regional meals out of her home, an activity made possible thanks to the help of her daughter. Victoria is requesting a loan of 600 soles, money which she plans to invest in the purchase of firewood, corn and meat. Her dreams are for her youngest son to be a professional and to expand her business.
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Victoria es socia del Banco Comunal Marcela.
Victoria es soltera, tiene 58 años y 6 hijos, Victoria trabaja como auxiliar de educación en el puericultorio de la ciudad de Ayacucho. Además Victoria los días domingos vende comida típica en su casa, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de su hija.
Victoria necesita un préstamo de 600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de leña, maíz y carne.
Victoria sueña con que su ultimo hijo sea profesional y ampliar su negocio.

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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
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.3
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Victoria Ridina purchase firewood, corn and meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009