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Juana T. S. is a member of the Brick Makers’ Community Bank in the town of Compania. This town is located some 40 KM from the city of Ayacucho, Peru.

Juana is 51 years old. She and her husband have 7 children, and they earn a living by making bricks. This requires them to rent time with brick ovens. They sell their bricks in their neighborhood.

Juana is requesting a loan of 900 Peruvian Soles to be used for the purchase of firewood for the ovens. The money she earns will be used to help her finish construction of the second floor of their home.
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Juana es socia del Banco Comunal Los Ladrilleros de Compañía, Ana vive en la comunidad de Compañía que se ubica a 40 minutos de la ciudad de Ayacucho.
Juana es casada, tiene 51 años y 7 hijos, Juana junto a su esposo se dedican a la fabricación de ladrillos de manera artesanal, para quemar el ladrillo alquila hornos, sus ventas los realiza en la misma comunidad.
Juana necesita un préstamo de 900 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de leña.
Juana sueña con construir el segundo piso de su casa.

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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
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD