Update on TiburcianaTiburciana is a member of the Agua Viva (Living Water) Communal Bank . She continues selling anticuchos (grilled meat on a stick), and she has been a member of Finca Peru for 7 years. Thanks to Finca Peru she has learned how to be more responsible and not to be discouraged by difficulties. She works alone and she tries to provide everything for her family so that they find themselves not in need. Thanks to the loans she has received she has been able to pay for the education of her children, and she now keeps on working so that everything goes well for her. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy meat and potatoes.
Previous Loan DetailsTiburcina belongs to the Agua Viva community bank. She is 52 years old, is married, and has 7 children. Her youngest son is 7 years old. Tiburcina sells anticuchos (grilled meat on a stick) of beef, chicken, and tripe. She does this as a walking vendor on the Puente del Ejercito (Army Bridge). Her… More from Tiburciana's previous loan »
About FINCA PeruThis 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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