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Zaragoza is a member of the "Sol Radiante" (Brilliant Sun) Village Bank. Zaragoza is 62 years old and married with eight children. Zaragoza has a store in her house, located in the Mariscal Caceres neighborhood of Ayacucho, where she sells dry goods, fruits, vegetables, and liquor. She works every day with the help of her son.

Zaragoza also has income from renting out her house. Zaragoza needs a loan of 900 soles to buy rice, sugar, and toothpaste. She dreams that her children will overcome the obstacles that face them in life, dreams of improving her business, and of saving for old age.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow

Zaragoza es socia del Banco Comunal Sol Radiante. Zaragoza es casada, tiene 62 años y 8 hijos, Zaragoza tiene una tienda en su casa ubicado en la Asoc. Mariscal Cáceres, en donD. venD. abarrotes, verduras, frutas, licores, actividad que realiza todos los días con la ayuda D. su hijo. Además Zaragoza alquila su casa.

Zaragoza necesita un préstamo D. 900 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. arroz, azúcar, crema dental.
Zaragoza sueña con que sus hijos se superen, mejorar su negocio y ahorrar para su vejez.

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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
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,002,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD