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Emiliana is a member of the Alondras communal bank. She is 57 years old and the mother of 9 children. She sells artisanal crafts and has her own weaving workshop. She has been a member of Finca Peru for 13 years. She is very grateful to everyone that helped her, financially and personally. She has been able to grow her business and the trainings have helped her be a better person and businessperson. The loan she has asked for will be invested in buying thread for her workshop. She has been able to build a house with the money she saved.
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Emiliana es socia del Banco Comunal Alondras, tiene 57 años, es madre D. 9 hijos, venD. Artesanía y tiene su propio taller D. tejidos, es socia D. Finca Peru desD. hace 13 años, esta muy agradecida por todo lo que ayudaron, tanto en lo económico como en su vida personal, ha podido aumentar su negocio, las capacitaciones le ayudaron a ser mejor persona y negociante, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su negocio en la compra D. hilos para su taller, con sus ahorros ha podido construir su casa.

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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
  • 81
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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 $1,125 helped Emiliana to buy a variety of types of thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012