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Irma
Irma is a member of the Communal Bank “Las Palmeras” (The Palms). She is separated from her spouse and has four children in school. Irma has a sewing workshop in her home where she makes traditional clothing such as Ayacuchano flannel dresses and other types of garments. She operates her business with the help of her daughter and occasionally other people depending on the level of demand. Her sales are conducted at the markets in the city of Ayacucho and also at the fairs.


Irma needs a loan of 1000 PEN to invest in the purchase of fabrics. Her dreams include providing an education for her children and increasing her inventory of merchandise.

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Irma es socia del Banco Comunal Las Palmeras.
Irma es separada y tiene 4 hijos que estudian, Irma tiene un taller de confección en su casa en donde confecciona ropas típicas como centros ayacuchanos entre otras prendas, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de su hija y en algunas oportunidades con otras personas dependiendo de la demanda, sus ventas los realiza en los mercados de la ciudad de Ayacucho y también vende en las ferias.
Irma necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de telas.
Los sueños de Irma son educar a sus hijos y aumentar su mercadería.

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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
  • 97
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,041,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD