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Yolanda is 34 years old, in a common law marriage, and has three children (ages 16, 10, and 5). She is requesting a loan of 2000 PEN and will invest in the purchase of merchandise to restock her store.

Yolanda previously worked doing road maintenance. With the capital she acquired, she opened a store in her house in the District of Acocro. She sells groceries such as rice, sugar, noodles, flour, eggs, detergents, toilet paper, and other items. Now she will sell products for the school year such as notebooks, pencils, pens, rulers, paints, and other supplies. She enjoys FINCA Peru because she can access loans and build up savings.

Her dream is to provide her children a good education so that they can have better opportunities than her. Yolanda also wants to expand her business.

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Yolanda es conviviente tiene 34 años, 3 hijos (16-10-5 años)
Solicita un crédito de S/ 2000.00
El crédito que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercaderías para surtir su tienda.
Yolanda antes trabaja en las carreteras haciendo mantenimiento, junto un capital y abrir una tienda en su casa en el distrito de Acocro, donde vende abarrotes en general como : arroz azúcar, fideos, harina, huevos, detergentes, papel higiénico entre otros, ahora para la campaña escolar también venderá cuadernos, lápices, lapiceros, reglas, pinturas, entre otros, le gusta Finca Perú, por la accebilidad a los créditos y el ahorro.
Su sueño es poder educar bien a sus hijos para que tengan mejores oportunidades que ella. Y poder ampliar su negocio.

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
  • 45
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Yolanda purchase merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011