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Gloria is a member of the San Judas Tadeo Communal Bank. She is 65 years old, married, and has 10 children who are all married. She came to Lima forty years ago from Piura. In Piura she had a restaurant with her family. When she arrived in Lima she began selling clothing and dedicated her time to her family. Three years ago she started a restaurant in her home selling Creole food. Three of her daughters help her. Each day fifteen diners come to the restaurant. She needs a loan of 2,000 soles ($700 USD) to buy beer, rice, and oil. Since she has been a part of Finca she has felt that it has been helpful because they explain to the members how they should work at their businesses and teach them how to make their payments. Gloria really wants to keep working, and her dream is to see her children prosper.
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Gloria es socia del bancomunal San Judas Tadeo.
Gloria es casado, tiene 65 años, diez hijos, que están casados. Llego a lima hace 40 años, de Piura.
En Piura ella tenía una picantería, con su familia, cuando llego a Lima se puso vender ropa, y se dedico a su familia.
Ahora ella puso una picantería en su casa vende comida criolla desde hace tres años con tres de sus hijas que le ayudan, cada día tiene 15 comensales.
Necesita un crédito de 2200 soles, para compra de cerveza, arroz, aceite.
Desde que esta en Finca ella siente que es una ayuda, por que les explican como deben trabaja, en su negocio y les enseñan a ser cumplidas en los pagos.
Gloria tiene ganas de seguir trabajando, y el sueño que tiene es ver a sus hijos prosperar.

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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
  • 131
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,912,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD