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Nicolaza is a member of the Sumaq Huayta Communal Bank, which means “Beautiful Flower.” She is a widow, 78 years old, and has 10 children. Nicolaza has a textile workshop where embroidery and weavings are made. She has 10 embroiderers and sells her products by order and at her daughter’s stall in the Artesanal Market. She also sends her products to the cities of Cuzco and Lima.

Nicolaza needs a loan of 2,000 soles, money that will be used to buy wool. Nicolaza dreams of continuing to help her children.
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Nicolaza es socia D. Banco Comunal Sumaq Huayta que significa Flor Bella.
Nicolaza es viuda, tiene 78 años y 10 hijos, Nicolaza tiene un taller textil de bordados y tejidos, para lo cual tiene 10 bordadoras, sus productos los comercializa de acuerdo a pedidos y en el puesto de su hija en el mercado Artesanal, también sus productos los envía a las ciudades de Cuzco y Lima.
Nicolaza necesita un préstamo de 2000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de lanas.
Los sueños de Nicolaza son continuar ayudando a sus hijos.

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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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD