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Crecelia P. F. lives with her husband and 3 children in Ayacucho. She is a member of the community bank, LLamkasum, which means "let's work together" in Quechua. You can find P. at her house every day with the cows, guinea pigs and pigs that she sells, on order, to her customers.

She plans to invest her loan of 1500 soles in the purchase of more livestock. With her savings, P. plans in the future to build her own house.

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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
  • 124
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,837,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD