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Lidia is a member of the Communal Bank “Prosperidad” (Prosperity). She is 68 years old, widowed, and has 8 children. She sells various grains as a traveling merchant in the Santa Clara market. Lidia engages in her business every day.

She needs a loan of 600 soles to purchase wheat, barley, and corn. Lidia dreams of improving her business and helping her grandchildren.

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Lidia es socia del Banco Comunal Prosperidad.
Lidia es viuda, tiene 68 años y 8 hijos, Lidia venD. cereales variados, D. manera ambulatoria en el mercado Santa Clara, actividad que realiza todos los días.
Lidia necesita un préstamo D. 600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. trigo, cebada, maíz.
Los sueños D. Lidia son mejorar su negocio y ayudar a sus nietos.

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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
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD