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Blanca Flor
Blanca is a member of the Bancomunal Medalla Milagrosa. Blanca is married and is 61-years old. She has four children who are also married. Blanca is from the Lambayeque township in Motupe. She has only a second graD. education as her father did not want her to study. As a child she worked with her mother selling meals. Over some time she eventually lived in Lima working in houses for 8-years.

Her husband is a carpenter and Blanca decided to join her husband’s business of carpentry to learn how to sand, lacquer and coat. With this loan, she will be able to purchase materials and fill orders. She likes meeting with other members of Bancomunal as she has maD. great friendships. Blanca requests 1000 soles, to buy wood and nails for carpentry. Her dream is to have her own business that will allow her to travel more to see her children in other countries.

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Blanca es socia del Bancomunal Medalla Milagrosa.
Blanca es casada, tiene 61 años, cuatro hijos mayores que están casados.
Blanca es del departamento D. Lambayeque, Motupe, solo estudió hasta segundo D. primaria por que su papá no quiso estudie, desD. niña se puso a trabajar con su mama vendiendo comida, con el tiempo se caso, se vino a vivir a Lima, trabajando en casas por ocho años. Su esposo tiene una carpintería, ella decidió trabajar con su esposo en su carpintería aprendió a Lijar, laquear barnizar.
DesD. que esta en Finca tiene capital para poder comprar material y atender pedidos, le gusta las reuniones del Bancomunal por que ha hecho buenas amigas.
Blanca necesita un crédito D. 1000 soles, para la compra D. madera, laca, clavos, para la carpintería.
El sueño D. Blanca es que su negocio crezca, tener más ahorros para viajar a ver a sus hijos que están en otro país.

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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Blanca Flor to purchase materials for carpentry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009