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Paulina is a member of the communal bank "Renacer." She is 36 years old, and is the mother of 2 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for more than 4 years. She lives with a partner and has a business buying and selling cattle. Thanks to FINCA, she bought some land, which was a dream of hers, and she feels proud about this. The loans that she has been given have helped her to continue to make progress and educate her children. She says that before, she used to buy and sell only in Huamanga, but now she travels to bring her livestock outside of Huamanga. She likes FINCA Peru, because they taught her to how to save her money and invest. The loan that she is requesting will be invested in her business; she will buy cattle to fatten and later sell.
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Paulina e social del Banco Comunal Renacer, tiene 36 años, es madre de 2 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace mas de 4 años, es conviviente, se dedica a la compra y venta de ganado, gracias a Finca compró su terreno lo cual era un sueño para ella y se siente orgullosa de ello, los préstamos que le dieron le ayudaron mucho para seguir adelante y poder educar sus hijos, dice que antes compraba y vendía solo en Huamanga y ahora ya hasta viaja a traer ganado fuera de Huamanga, le gusta Finca Perú porque le enseña a ahorrar su dinero y como invertir, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su negocio comprará ganado, lo hace engordar y luego lo vende.

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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
  • 112
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,072,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD