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Andrés is a member of the "Siempre Viva" community bank. He is 49 years old and lives with his wife and 11 year-old son. Andrés is the owner of a business where he serves typical Ayacucho food such as ''cuy chactado' (fried guinea pig), 'chicharrones' (pork rinds), trout and tripe. He is requesting this loan to open another business in premises that his friend is going to lend him. The plot of land has two swimming pools.

Andrés has been with FINCA Peru for two years and what he most likes about FINCA Peru is the harmony that exists between the members. He says that the unity of his community bank helps him to get ahead. Since he joined FINCA Peru, Andrés feels that he has become a more responsible and punctual person. His dream is to give his son the childhood that he never had himself.
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Andrés es socio del Banco Comunal Siempre Viva, tiene 49 años y vive con su esposa y su hijo D. 11 años. El es dueño D. un negocio donD. sirve comida típica D. Ayacucho como cuy chactado, chicharrones, trucha y mondongo. Andrés solicita su préstamo para abrir otra negocio en un local que le va a prestar su amigo. El terreno esta equipado con dos piscinas. Andres ha estado con FINCA Peru por dos años y lo que mas le gusta D. FINCA Peru es L. armonía que existe entre las socias. Dice que L. unión D. su banco lo ayuda a salir adelante. DesD. que se unió a FINCA Peru siente que es una persona mas responsable e puntual. Su sueño es darle a su hijo L. infancia que el no tuvo.

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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
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Andrés to prepare new premises for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012