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Judith is 32 years old, married, and has two children, aged 15 and 9. She has a small grocery store in Ayacucho and will be using her loan of 2,100 nuevos soles to buy new products to stock the store. Judith was invited to FINCA Peru by a friend when she was 18 years old and has been a member for 14 years. She enjoys the regular meetings and training that FINCA provides, and would like to save enough money to buy land or a house in Ayacucho.

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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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,962,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Judith purchase of goods to sell in grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011