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Hipólita is a member of the “Suni” communal bank. She’s 39 years old, separated and has been a member of FINCA Perú for ten years. Hipólita is a vendor in the market. He sells snacks, cheese and meat in the markets. She used to only sell snacks. She does not have much capital because her main priority is her children’s education. Hipólita loves the training because they help her be a better mother and to want to work more. She will use this loan to buy cattle and cheese.
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Hipólita es socia del Banco Comunal Suni, tiene 39 años y 3 hijos, es separada, es socia de FINCA Peru desde hace 10 años.
Hipólita es feriante, vende golosinas, queso y carne en las ferias, y antes solo vendía golosina, no tiene mucho capital porque su mayor prioridad es la educación de sus hijos. A Hipólita le encantan las capacitaciones porque le ayudan a poder ser mejor madre y tener mas ganas de trabajar, ahora este préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de ganados y queso.

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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
  • 123
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,164,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD