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Zenaida
Zenaida is a member of the "Sol Radiante" (Brilliant Sun) Village Bank. She is married and has four children. She travels to local markets twice per week to buy cheese, grains, and animals, which she then brings back to the city of Ayacucho to sell or sends to the tropical forest with her sister to sell. Zenaida also raises pigs at home.



Zenaida needs a loan of 1500 soles to buy cheese and grains. Zenaida’s dreams are to educate her children so they can graduate with professional degrees and to improve her businesses.



Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow



Zenaida es socia del Banco Comunal Sol Radiante. Zenaida es casada y tiene 4 hijos, Zenaida viaja a las ferias dos veces por semana, en donde compra cereales, quesos y animales, que luego lo comercializa en la ciudad de Ayacucho, algunas oportunidades envía a la selva ayacuchana con su hermana. Además Zenaida se dedica a la crianza de cerdos, actividad que realiza en su casa.


Zenaida necesita un préstamo de 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cereales, quesos.
Los sueños de Zenaida son educar a sus hijos para que sean profesionales y mejorar sus negocios.

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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
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,985,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD