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Segundina is a member of the community bank Yachay Wasi, which means "House of Knowledge" in Quechua. Segundina is 48 years old, married, and has 5 children. Segundina, with her husband and son, sells lumber, which she acquires in the Ayacuchan jungle where she travels weekly. Segundina owns two cars to transport her products, which she sells to lumber yards. Segundina also brings fruit from the jungle to sell mainly to merchants in the markets of Ayacucho.

Segundina needs a loan of 2000 soles which she will use to buy bananas.

Segundina dreams of expanding her business and that her youngest son will have his own business.
Segundina es socia del Banco Comunal Yachay Wasi que significa casa del Saber en quechua.
Segundina es casada, tiene 48 años y 5 hijos, Segundina junto a su esposo e hijo venden madera, que adquiere en la selva ayacuchana, a donde viaja semanalmente, Segundina tiene dos carros con los cuales transporta sus productos, sus ventas los realiza a las madereras. Además Segundina trae frutas de la selva y vende por mayor a los comerciantes de los mercados de la ciudad de Ayacucho.
Segundina necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de plátano.
Segundina sueña con ampliar su negocio y que su ultimo hijo tenga su propio negocio.

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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
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD