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Justina is a member of the Unión II communal bank. She is 65 and the owner of a small store. She is the mother of 5 children and has been a member of Finca Perú for ten years. Thanks to the loans, Justina was able to make her house and rent it out. She has enlarged parts of her house and by renting has more income apart from her store. She is always learning more about the value of savings and progressing little by little. Now, with the loan she is asking for she will invest in buying beer, soft drinks and liquor.
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Justina es socia del Banco Comunal Unión II, tiene 65 años, es dueña de una bodega, es madre de 5 hijos, es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 10 años, gracias a los prestamos recibidos Justina pudo hacer su casa y alquilar, ha ampliado con ambientes su casa y alquilando tiene mas entradas aparte de su Bodega, todo este tiempo pudo aprender mas acerca del valor del ahorro y poco a poco progresar. Ahora con el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de cerveza, gaseosa y licores.

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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
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Justina to buy beer and soft drinks for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012