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Lisbeth Yurico
Lisbeth is a member of the communal bank "Los Claveles". She is 23 years old, married common-law, and she has a 3-year old child.

Lisbeth has a brick production business. The loan which she requests will be invested in the purchase of land where to make bricks. She learned this business when she was a girl from her parents, who had this occupation. When she married they decided to become independent. Everything was going well until this year when the bricks were all malformed from the constant rain and they experienced losses. But they are recovering. She appreciates the communal bank meetings at Finca Peru (Kiva Field Partner) for the loans which are granted on trustworthiness. She learns a great deal from the training sessions that they receive from their representative. They learn how to work with their money and how to not give up when faced with adversities. Her goal is to build a house of her own and to keep her business growing.
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Lisbeth es socia del Banco Comunal los Claveles, tiene 23 años, es conviviente, con un hijo de 3 años.
Lisbeth tiene una fabrica de ladrillos. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de terreno para la elaboración de ladrillos. Aprendió de éste negocio desde niña pues sus padres se dedican a esto, cuando se junto con su esposo decidieron independizarse. Le iba todo bien hasta que en éste año con las constantes lluvias se malograron sus ladrillos y tuvo perdidas, pero se está recuperando. Le gusta las reuniones de su Banco comunal en FINCA Perú, por la ayuda en los créditos se trabaja a base de confianza, aprende mucho de las capacitaciones que recibe de su promotora, les enseñan a trabajar su dinero, a no rendirse frente a los obstáculos que se les puedan presentar. Su meta es construir su casa propia y que su negocio siga creciendo.

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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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Lisbeth Yurico to purchase a plot of farm land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 1, 2011
Jun 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011