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Agripina is a member of the Alondras communal bank, She is 57 years old and the mother of 7 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 18 years. She sells artisanal crafts, looms, and blankets. With the money she has received she was able to open her artisanal crafts store. She is very grateful to Morenita (founder of FINCA Peru), because she showed her how to be honest, punctual, and responsible with her business' profits and be able to educate her children. The loan she is asking for will be invested in buying thread to make the looms. Her goal is to be able to start construction on the land she has.
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Agripina es socia del Banco Comunal Alondras, tiene 57 años y es madre D. 7 hijos, es socia D. FINCA Peru desD. hace 18 años, se dedica a la venta D. artesanías, telares, frazadas, con los préstamos que ha recibido pudo abrir su tienda D. Artesanía, agradece mucho a Morenita (fundadora D. FINCA Peru) porque le enseñó a ser honesta, puntual, y responsable, con la rentabilidad D. su negocio pudo educar a sus hijos. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra D. hilos para poder hacer los telares. Su meta es poder empezar a construir el terreno que tiene.

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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
  • 54
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,756,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD