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Josefa Betty
Betty is a member of the LLamkasum Communal Bank, which means “We clothe” in Quechua. Betty is 28, in a common law marriage, and has one child.

Betty sells fruit and soft drinks as a street vendor in the city’s wholesale market. She does this every Sunday. Also, Betty raises small animals at her house.

Betty needs a loan for 1,200 PEN to buy guinea pigs and chickens.

Betty dreams of having a pastry shop and of having fun.
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Betty es socia del Banco Comunal Llamkasum que significa trajeamos en quechua.
Betty es conviviente, tiene 28 años y 1 hijo, Betty vende frutas, gaseosas de manera ambulatoria en el mercado de abastos de la ciudad, actividad que realiza los días domingos. Además Betty se dedica a la crianza de animales menores en su casa.
Betty necesita un préstamo de 1200 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cuy, gallina.
Betty sueña con tener una pastelería y tener un recreo.

Additional Information

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
  • 54
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Josefa Betty buy guinea pigs and chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010