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Luisa is a member of the Violeta Community Bank. She is married, is 48 years old, and has 4 children. Luisa travels to the markets where she buys animals which she then transports to the city of Ayacucho. Her sales take place at the San Juan market and on some occasions she improves the animals and sells wholesale.

Luisa needs a loan of 2600 Peruvian soles that will be invested in the purchase of cattle and pigs. Luisa's dreams are to have more capital, to buy a car to transport the animals, and to build the second floor of her house.
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Luisa es socia del Banco Comunal Violeta.
Luisa es casada, tiene 48 años y 4 hijos, Luisa viaja a las ferias en donD. compra animales que luego transporta a la ciudad D. Ayacucho, sus ventas los realiza en la feria D. San Juan y en algunas oportunidades los beneficia y venD. por mayor.
Luisa necesita un préstamo D. 2600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. ganado vacuno y porcino.
Los sueños D. Luisa son tener mas capital, comprar un carro para transportar los animales y construir el segundo piso D. su casa.

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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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.3
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Luisa for the purchase of cattle and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2009
Mar 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009