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Yovana is a member of the Tarpuy II Communal Bank. She is 27 years old and the mother of a son. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for four years and sells fruit, both wholesale and retail. During her time as a member of FINCA Peru, she was able to start her business, which she shares with her mother, and to expand her merchandise.

She enjoys the training workshops offered by her communal bank and makes every effort to not miss a single meeting. The loan she is requesting will be invested in purchasing fruits, such as oranges, mandarins, bananas, grapes, papayas, watermelons, apples, etc, which she will take to the markets and sell from her stall.
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Yovana es socia del Banco Comunal Tarpuy II, tiene 27 años de edad y es madre de 1 hijo. Es socia de socia de FINCA Perú hace 4 años y se dedica a la venta de frutas por mayor y menor. En todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú ella pudo implementar su negocio que comparte con su mamá, logró aumentar su mercadería. Le gustan las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal y hace todo el esfuerzo para no faltar a ninguna reunión. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de frutas como naranjas, mandarinas, plátanos, uvas, papayas, sandías, manzanas, etc., para llevar a las ferias y vender en su puesto.

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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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Yovana to purchase fruits such as oranges, mandarins, bananas, grapes, papayas, watermelon, apples, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013