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Olga
Olga is a member of the Solución Community Bank. She is 39 years old and a single mother of seven children. A member of FINCA Peru for 12 years, Olga earns her living selling jello treats. While she has been with FINCA Peru, she has learned how to save money and has used her savings to provide her children with a better education. Her dream is to see her children get good jobs.

Olga enjoys the meetings put on by her Community Bank because she is learning about bringing up her children and improving the income from her business. She says she has learned a lot about that.

The loan she is seeking will be used to buy glasses and ingredients such as sugar, fruit, jello powder, and milk.
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Olga es socia del Banco Comunal Solución, tiene 39 años de edad y es madre soltera de 7 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú 12 años y se dedica a la venta de gelatina. En este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú aprendió a ahorrar y con ello brinda una mejor educación a sus hijos, su sueño es que sus hijos sean profesionales, le gusta asistir a las reuniones de su Banco Comunal por que allí aprende a como educar a sus hijos y también como mejorar las ganancias de su negocio, y dice que ha aprendido mucho de ello. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de vasos y suministros para la preparación de sus gelatinas como azúcar, frutas, gelatina en polvo, leche.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 105
    View loans »
    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,735,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Olga to buy glasses and ingredients such as sugar, fruit, jello powder, and milk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 25, 2012
Listed
Jul 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 26, 2013