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Yulissa is a member of the “Paraíso” (Paradise) communal bank. She’s 34 years old and asked for the loan to invest in her “Recreo” (a place in the countryside for events). She’s been a FINCA Perú member for two years and reminds us that she used to sell food at home but now she bought a piece of land and her goal is to be able to build on it to have a more adequate installation for her recreo and for events. She thanks Finca for all they’ve taught her in her communal bank.
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Yulissa es socia del Banco Comunal Paraiso, tiene 34 años, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su recreo (lugar campestre para eventos), es socia de FINCA Peru hace 2 años y recuerda que antes vendía comida en su casa, ahora ella se compró un terreno y su meta es poder construir para poder tener una instalación mas adecuada para su Recreo y eventos. Da gracias a Finca por todo lo que le han enseñado en su Banco Comunal.

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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
  • 79
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Yulissa to do some building improvements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012