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Juan Alberto
Juan is a member of the communal bank Maria de la Paz. He is 41 years old and lives with his common law wife. He has a 13 year old son who studies in public school.

Juan is studying business administration and decided to open a business but the businesses he started did not go well for him as he was defrauded and assaulted. However, he managed to succeed with the support of his family and with a settlement he received from the company he worked for. He started another business five years ago selling liquor. The name of his store is "Yemba - Yemba."

Juan has had several businesses and the most profitable one has been the sale of beer and soft drinks. Since he has been in FINCA, Juan has been able to maintain a stock of merchandise. In the communal bank he has learned of the unity between members.

Juan needs a loan in the amount of 2000 soles to purchase beer and soft drinks. Juan's dream is for his son to become a professional and to open chains of his business in other districts.
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Juan es socio del Bancomunal Maria de al Paz.
Juan es conviviente, tiene 41 años, tiene un hijo de 13 años que estudia en la escuela particular.
Juan estudia administración de empresas y decidió poner un negocio, pero los negocios que emprendía le iban mal, le estafaban, sufrió asaltos, pero salió adelante gracias al apoyo de su familia, con la liquidación que recibió en la empresa donde trabajaba. Puso otro negocio; El negocio de Juan desde hace cinco años es la venta de licor, tiene una tienda se llama “YEMBA –YEMBA”
Juan, ha pasado por varios negocios y él más rentable ha sido la venta de cerveza y gaseosas.
Desde que esta en Finca, puede mantener un stock de mercadería, en el bancomunal aprendió la unidad que hay entre las socias.
Juan necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles, para comprar cerveza, gaseosa.
El sueño de Juan es que su hijo sea un profesional, abrir en otros distritos sucursales de su negocio.

Additional Information

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
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Juan Alberto purchase beer and soft drinks for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009