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Nelson is a member of the communal bank "Los Ladrilleros", located in the community of Compañía which is 40 minutes outside of the city of Ayacucho. Nelson lives with his wife. He is 29 years old and has one child. Nelson makes a living by making handmade bricks. To bake the bricks, Nelson rents ovens. He sells his bricks in the community that he lives in. Furthermore, Nelson makes money by raising guinea pigs to sell. Neslon needs a loan of $400 (1,250 Soles) that he will use to buy firewood for the ovens. Nelson dreams of owning a car to sell his product outside of his community and to make a better life for himself and his family.

(Translated by Alexis of San Roque High School)

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Nelson es socio 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.
Nelson es conviviente, tiene 29 años y 1 hijo, Nelson se dedica a la fabricación de ladrillos de manera artesanal, para quemar el ladrillo alquila hornos, sus ventas los realiza en la misma comunidad. Además Nelson se dedica a la crianza de los cuyes.
Nelson necesita un préstamo de 1250 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de leña.
Nelson sueña con tener un carro para repartir sus productos y progresar mas.

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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
  • 117
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD