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Julia is a member of the Los Tunales communal bank. She's 49 years old and has been a member of FINCA Peru for over three years. She has a live-in partner and six children, five of which are under her care. She sells cereals and came to FINCA because she was invited by a member and friend. She likes the training programs because they teach her to how be responsible and they have also taught her how to raise her children. Thanks to that, her children have gone to college. She gives thanks to FINCA Peru because her business has improved. She now takes her goods to Chincha and Ica, and because of that, her daughters are also members of the same small bank. The loan she requests will be invested in her business by purchasing more cereals such as corn, amaranth, linseed and quinoa.
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Julia es socia del Banco Comunal Los Tunales, tiene 49 años, es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace mas de 3 años, es conviviente y madre de 6 hijos de los cuales 5 están a su cargo, se dedica a la venta de cereales, esta en FINCA por invitación de una socia-amiga, le gusta las capacitaciones porque le enseñan a ser responsable, también le han enseñado a educar a sus hijos, gracias a ello ingresaron a la Universidad. Agradece a Finca Perú porque su negocio ha mejorado, ahora esta llevando su mercadería a Chincha e Ica, gracias a ello ahora sus hijas también son socias en el mismo banquito. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su negocio comprando mas cereales como maíz, quiwicha, linaza y quinua.

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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
  • 114
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Julia to purchase more cereals such as corn, amaranth, linseed and quinoa.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2012
Feb 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012