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Julia America
Julia is a member of the Las Alondras (The Larks) Communal Bank. She is 65 years old, an she a single mother of 4 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perù for 15 years, and she engages in growing tubers such as potatoes and in selling clothes. She is very proud of everything she has achieved thanks to her savings, and what she is mostly happy about id having been able to provide her children with a professional education. She is grateful to the institution for the favorable loans and for all the seminars held by her Communal Bank which cover different topics, personal as well as work related. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy tuber bulbs such as potatoes, sweet potatoes and cassava.
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Julia es socia del Bancomunal Alondras, tiene 65 años de edad, es madre soltera de 4 hijos; es socia de FINCA Perú hace 15 años. Se dedica a la siembra de tubérculos como la papa y a la venta de ropa. Se siente orgullosa con todo lo que ha logrado con sus ahorros, la dicha más grande que ha alcanzado es que le ha brindado a sus hijos sus estudios profesionales, agradece a la institución por todas las facilidades de préstamo y por las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal donde se tratan diferentes temas tanto personales como de negocio. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de semillas de tubérculos como papa, camote y yuca.

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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
  • 117
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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 $1,700 helped Julia America to buy buy tuber bulbs such as potatoes, sweet potatoes and cassava.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2012