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Mercedes is a member of the Hormigas Community Bank.

Mercedes is 48, married, and she has six children. Mercedes sells food in the Nery García market. She sells on foot in the mornings. Mercedes also sells sweets in the doorway to her house in the afternoons and evenings.

Mercedes needs a loan for 800 PEN to buy sugar, rice, and sweets.

Mercedes’ dreams are for her children to become professionals and to improve her business.
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Mercedes es socia del Banco Comunal Hormigas.
Mercedes es casada, tiene 48 años y 6 hijos, Mercedes venD. comida en el mercado Nery García, actividad que realiza por las mañanas D. manera ambulatoria, además Mercedes venD. golosinas en L. puerta D. su casa por las tardes y noches.
Mercedes necesita un préstamo D. 800 soles dinero que será invertido en L. compra D. azúcar, arroz y golosinas.
Los sueños D. Mercedes son que sus hijos sean profesionales y mejorar 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
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD