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Otilia
Otilia is a member of Casaorco Community Bank. She is 55 years old and a mother to seven children. She makes a living buying and selling sheep and pigs. Otilia has worked with FINCA Peru for five years.

Otilia learned at FINCA how to save and to accomplish everything she sets out to do. She enjoys the training she receives from her community bank because it helps her improve her family relationships and her business. Now she will use this loan to purchase calves for fattening, and will also invest in pasture.
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Otilia es socia del Banco Comunal Casaorco, tiene 55 años, se dedica a la compra y venta de ganados, ovino y porcino, es madre de 7 hijos y socia de Finca Perú desde hace 5 años.
Otilia aprendió en Finca a poder ahorra y así cumplir todo lo que se proponía, le encanta las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal porque le ayudan a poder mejorar sus relaciones familiares y en su negocio, ahora el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de vaquitas para hacerlas engordar, también invertirá en pasto.

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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
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,388,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD