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Juana is a member of the “Tarpuy” communal bank. She’s 49 years old and has 8 children. She’s been a member of Finca Perú for the last 10 years.

Juana has a grocery store in Apacucha and she also sells cochineal and spiny holdback. She started out with a small store and has gradually been growing. Thanks to it she was able to educate her children and build her house.

She will use the requested loan to buy soft-drinks and beer for her store. She is very grateful because everything is due to the training she’s gotten in her communal bank and the responsibility she was taught. Her goal is to be able to finish building her house.
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Juana es socia del Banco Comunal Tarpuy, tiene 49 años y 8 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace 10 años.
Juana tiene una tienda de abarrotes en Apacucha y vende cochinilla y tara, empezó con un negocio pequeño y fue creciendo poco a poco, gracias a ello pudo educar a sus hijos, y construir su casa. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de gaseosa y cerveza para su tienda. Agradece mucho porque todo es gracias a las capacitaciones que ha recibido en su Banco Comunal y a la responsabilidad que le enseñaron. Su meta es poder terminar de hacer su casa.

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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
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,000,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD