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Paulina
Paulina is a member of the Communal Bank Agua Viva, she is 40 years old, married, and has 6 children. She dedicates herself to planting and selling flowers and vegetables. The loan that she requests will be invested in the purchase of seeds for planting. Paulina plants flowers and vegetables in Uchuypampa and sells them wholesale to neighborhood stores. On Sundays she sells at the las Américas Market.

She has been with FINCA Perú for 2 years after being invited to join by the loan officer. She likes FINCA Perú because it facilitates loans so that she can work and save; with her savings she has bought household items. Her dream is that her business continues to prosper and that her children become professionals.
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Paulina es socia del Banco Comunal Agua Viva, tiene 40 años, es casada y tiene 6 hijos. Se dedica a la siembra y venta de F. y verduras, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de semillas para la siembra. Paulina siembra F. y verduras en Uchuypampa y los vende a sus caceras por mayor. Los días domingos vende en la Feria del Mercado de las Américas.
Está en FINCA Perú hace 2 años, ingreso por la invitación de la promotora, le gusta porque le facilitan los créditos para trabajar y puede ahorrar con sus ahorros compró artefactos para su casa. Su sueño es que su negocio siga prosperando y que sus hijos sean profesionales.

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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
  • 68
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD