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Update on Lucia

Lucía is a member of the Alondras communal bank. She is 32 years old, married, and has 4 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 5 years. She buys and sells cattle and pigs. She is proud of what she has been done with her savings. She really likes the trainings she gets in her communal bank since thanks to them she learned to invest her money adequately and value herself. Her goal is to buy some land to build her house. The new loan will be invested in buying cattle and pigs.
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Lucía es socia del Bancomunal Alondras, tiene 32 años de edad, es casada y madre de 4 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú hace 5 años. Se dedica a la compra de ganados vacunos y porcinos. Se siente orgullosa de todo lo que ha logrado con sus ahorros. Le gusta mucho las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ya que gracias a ellas aprendió a invertir de manera adecuada su dinero y a valorarse a sí misma. Su meta es comprar un terreno para la construcción de una vivienda. El nuevo préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ganados vacuno y porcino.

Previous Loan Details

Lucia is a member of the communal bank Alondras. She is 31 years old and the mother of four children. She sells small farm animals like hens and sheep and sometimes cattle in Huascahua. She’s been involved with the Finca Peru for five years, and during this time they’ve taught her how to take on ... More from Lucia's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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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.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,005,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD