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Señora Justina is dedicated to the buying and selling of livestock. She travels to the outdoor market in Putaja that is located 2 hours from the city of Ayacucho to purchase the animals. Sometimes she fattens them at her house to have a greater income. She also raises guinea pigs and chickens. She sells her products in the city markets. Justina has 4 children that are in school. Justina belongs to the New Life Communual Bank and what pleases her the most is the incentive to save. She is planning to buy a car with her savings. Her loan will be invested in the purchase of hogs to fatten. Justina dreams of having a store.
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La señora Justina se dedica a la compra y venta de ganados, viaja a la feria de Putaja que se encuentra a 2 horas de la ciudad de Ayacucho y compra los animales, en algunas oportunidades los engorda en su casa para tener mayores ingresos, también cría cuy y gallina, sus productos los vende en los mercados de la ciudad, Justina tiene 4 hijos que están estudiando. Justina pertenece al Banco Comunal Nueva Vida y lo que mas le agrada es el incentivo al ahorro, tiene proyectado comprar un carro con sus ahorros. Su préstamo sera invertido en la compra de cerdos para engordarlos. Justina sueña con tener una tienda.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Justina to buy hogs to fatten for market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2010
Jun 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010