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Vilma is a member of the Ccori Soncco communal bank. She is 72 years old and has 8 children, 2 of whom live with her. She is married and has been a member of Finca Peru for 5 years. She sells clothes, hats and blankets. During the time she has been with Finca she has achieved many things. She was able to educate her children with the savings she had, and it helped her a lot personally because they taught her to be punctual, responsible and to value herself as a woman. In regards to her business, it helped her a lot. Now she has more money to buy merchandise such as clothing. She likes the meetings because she likes to meet with friends and it's interesting. The loan she is asking for will be invested in buying clothes and hats to take to Ica to sell.
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Vilma es socia del Banco Comunal Ccori Soncco, tiene la edad de 72 años, tiene 8 hijos de los cuales solo 2 hijos viven junto con ella, es casada, tiene mas de 15 años como socia en Finca Perú, se dedica a la venta de ropa, sombreros, mantas; en el tiempo que estuvo en Finca logró muchas cosas, pudo educar bien a sus hijos con los ahorros que tenia, en lo personal le ayudó mucho por que le enseñaron a ser puntual, responsable, y a valorarse como mujer, en cuanto a su negocio también le ayudó mucho, ahora tiene mas dinero para que compre mas mercadería como ropas, le gusta las reuniones por que le gusta encontrarse con sus amigas, y distrae, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en compra de ropas y sombreros para llevar a Ica a vender.

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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
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,984,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD