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Jhoana is a member of the "Sumacc Huayta" communal bank. She is 24 years old, and her business is a workshop in her home where she does embroidery and handicrafts. Although she previously she worked buying and selling clothes, she has now joined the family business and it's going very well for her.

She is grateful for all the support that has been given to her when she most needed it, and for the trainings which have helped her greatly so that she can progress.

This current loan will be used to buy thread, buckles, and table runners for embroidering.

She is saving up to be able to have a store in the town center.
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Jhoana es socia del Banco Comunal Sumacc Huayta, tiene 24 años, su negocio es un taller de Bordados y Artesanía que tiene en su casa, pero antes ella se dedicaba a la compra y venta de ropa, ahora se unió al negocio de su familia y le va muy bien, agradece por todo el apoyo que le dieron cuando ella mas necesitaba y las capacitaciones ayudaron mucho para que pueda progresar, ahora este préstamo lo utilizará en comprar hilos hebillas y caminos de mesa para los bordados, esta ahorrando para poder tener una tienda en el centro.

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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
  • 179
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Jhoana to buy thread, buckles and table runners for embroidery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012