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Antonieta Graciela
Antonieta is a member of the Capulí Communal Bank (Capulí is a kind of cherry tree).

She is 43 years old and works selling chickens and by-products at the market. She is the mother of 4 children. She remembers that in order to enter the Finca institution it took a lot of courage before she made a preliminary visit and later to save at the newly opened bank. She is very happy because all this time that she has been a member she could obtain her goals and she acquired many things such as freezers, display cases, and electronic scales. Many members at times wanted to quit but she encouraged them not to do it because all of them can get ahead the same as her. She loves the training sessions and the savings help her to be able to set goals and keep them.

She is going to use this loan to buy turkeys.
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Antonieta es socia del Banco Comunal Capulí, tiene 53 años, se dedica a la venta de pollos y derivados en el mercado, es madre de 4 hijos, casada, ella recuerda que para entrar a Finca se esforzó mucho porque antes ellas hacían un Pre Banco y después de ahorrar recién inauguraban el banco, esta muy feliz porque todo este tiempo que esta aquí pudo lograr sus metas y adquirió muchas cosas como sus congeladoras, exhibidores, y su balanza electrónica, muchas socias a veces se quieren retirar pero ella les anima a que no lo hagan para que todas puedan progresar al igual que ella, le encanta las capacitaciones y el ahorro que le ayudan a poder fijarse metas y las cumple, ahora con el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de pavos.

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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
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD