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Julia is a member of the communal bank Despertar. She is 28 years old and lives with her partner. She has 2 children. She has a grocery stall in the Santa Elena market. She will invest the loan that she is applying for in the purchase of groceries in general, such as rice, sugar, pasta, eggs, flour, oil, etc. She joined FINCA Peru at the invitation of a member. This is her second loan cycle. She likes the communal bank. She learns a lot from the training that they receive. She is saving to buy a plot of land. Her dream is to have her business in her own house.
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Julia es socia del Banco Comunal Despertar, tiene 28 años, es conviviente, y tiene dos hijos, tiene un puesto de abarrotes en el mercado de Santa Elena. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes en general como: arroz, azúcar, fideos, huevos harina, aceite, etc.
Ingreso a FINCA Perú, por la invitación de una socia, con éste es el segundo ciclo que está le parece bonito, se aprende mucho de las capacitaciones que reciben. Está ahorrando para comprarse un terreno. Su sueño es tener su negocio en su casa propia.

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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
  • 65
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,533,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Julia to buy rice, sugar, pasta, eggs, flour, and oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2011
Jul 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011