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Esther is a member of the Prosperity Communal Bank; she is 60 years old, married and a mother to 3 children. She was in Finca (Kiva's field partner) for 15 years and for health reasons she retired and 6 months ago she reincorporated herself as a member.

Esther has a small grocery store and with loans she was able to pay her debts and for some time had many problems but was able to overcome them and get ahead. Esther enjoys her communal bank because it has taught her to save, manage her business and above all to not over indebt herself.

The loan that she is asking for will be used to buy groceries like sugar, rice and beverages.

Esther’s goal is to keep her business growing and to have her children become professionals.

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Esther es socia del Banco Comunal Properidad, tiene 60 años, es casada, madre de 3 hijos, estuvo en Finca por 15 años y por problemas de salud se retiro, hace 6 meses volvió a reincorporarse como socia.
Esther tiene una tienda de Abarrotes, con los préstamos que ha recibido, logró pagar sus deudas, hubo un tiempo en que ella tenia muchos problemas pero lo supero y logró salir adelante, le gusta las capacitaciones porque le enseña ahorrar, a dirigir su negocio y sobre todo a no sobreendeudarse.
el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes tales como azúcar, arroz, gaseosas.
Su meta es seguir creciendo con su negocio hasta lograr que sus hijos sean profesionales.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 114
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,266,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD