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Lidia Mercedes
Lidia is a member of San Judas Tadeo Bancomunal. She is 37 years old, married and has 2 children who are 15 and 12 years old and go to a state school.


Lydia had a carpentry business with her husband, which she closed two years ago when her husband moved to Spain to work. She sells clothes in the market, and door to door to neighbors. She also sells meals on the weekends at the door of her house.


Finca loans have helped Lidia's business, she is doing very well. She needs a loan of $425 to buy clothes and prepare meals to sell. Her dream is to have a boutique at her home.

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Lidia es socia del Bancomunal San Judas Tadeo.
Lidia es casada tiene 37 años, 2 hijos de 15 y 12 años que están estudiando en la escuela estatal
Lidia tenia un negocio con su esposo de carpintería, pero hace dos años lo cerro por que su esposo viajo a trabajar España, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa, en el mercado, es ambulante y ofrece a sus vecinos, los fines de semana vende comida en la puerta de su casa,
Desde que Lidia esta en Finca los créditos han ayudado a su negocio, le esta yendo muy bien.
Lidia necesita un préstamo de 1200 soles, para comprar ropa y la preparación de sus comidas.
El sueño de Lidia es tener una boutique en 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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,985,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD