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Graciela is a member of Las Hormigas ("The Ants") Community Bank. Graciela is separated, is 41 years old and has one daughter. Graciela sells natural products. She has a shop in the city of Lima in a rented space. Graciela lives in the city of Lima because her daughter is studying at university. Additionally, Graciela, on some occasions, sells pottery according to orders from customers. Graciela needs a loan of 2,000 soles which will be invested in the purchase of natural medicine and pottery. Graciela's dreams are to purcahse a house in the city of Lima and that her daughter finishes her studies and becomes a professional.
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Graciela es socia del Banco Comunal Las Hormigas.
Graciela es separada, tiene 41 años y 1 hija, Graciela vende productos naturales, tiene una tienda en la ciudad de Lima en un local alquilado, Graciela vive en la ciudad de Lima porque su hija esta estudiando en la universidad. Además Graciela en algunas oportunidades vende loceria de acuerdo a los pedidos de sus clientes.
Graciela necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de medicina natural y loceria.
Los sueños de Graciela son comprar una casa en la ciudad de Lima y que su hija culmine sus estudios y sea profesional.

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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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.3
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Graciela for the purchase of natural medicine and pottery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2009
Mar 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009