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Jhonny is a member of the Juanito Communal Bank. He is 31 years old, has two children, and began working at a restaurant. He remembers that he used his first loan to buy supplies for his business, but it did not go well. Thanks to the advice he received on how to do business, he now has a hardware store and nothing will go wrong. With this loan, he will now buy the piping and plaster he needs. He is very grateful to Finca Perú because in being part of the communal bank, he was able to succeed faster and get back on his feet after the failure of his restaurant. He is also grateful for the trainings and everything they teach to help him improve both personally and as a micro-entrepreneur. His big goal is now to open a branch.
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Jhonny es socio del Banco Comunal Juanito, tiene 31 años y 2 hijos, empezó trabajando en un Restaurante, recuerda que con su primer crédito compró víveres para su negocio, pero no le iba bien así que gracias a los consejos de cómo hacer empresa, ahora tiene una ferretería, ahora nada se va a malograr, ahora con este préstamo que esta sacando comprará, tuberías y yeso que le hace falta, agradece mucho a Finca Perú porque asistiendo a su bancomunal él pudo progresar mas rápido, se pudo levantar ante el fracaso que tuvo con su restaurante, las capacitaciones, y todo lo que enseñan le ayuda a poder mejorar como persona y como microempresario, ahora su gran meta es poner una sucursal.

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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
  • 153
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,187,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Jhonny to buy piping and plaster for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012