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Josefina is a member of the Alondras Community Bank. She is a 45-year-old married mother of five children. Josefina, along with her husband, weave artisan handicrafts such as rugs, which they do with the help of two other people. Their sales are carried out through intermediaries. Josefina is requesting a loan of 1000 soles (approximately $350), which she plans to use to purchase wool and dye. Her dream is to have a gallery and to provide her children with a good education.
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Josefina es socia del Banco Comunal Alondras.
Josefina es casada, tiene 45 años y 5 hijos, Josefina junto a su esposo realizan trabajos artesanales en telar como alfombras, pasadizos, para lo cual cuentan con la ayuda de 2 personas, sus ventas los realiza a intermediarios.
Josefina necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de lana, tinte.
Josefina sueña con tener una galería y brindar una buena educación a sus hijas.

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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
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD