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Julia is a member of the Amauta Huamanga Communal Bank. She is 62 years old, she is married and she has 13 children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for 17 years and she engages in buying and selling cochineal. She has received great support from FINCA Perú, and she is deeply grateful for everything she has learned through the seminars held by her Communal Bank: thanks to them, in fact, she has been able to teach good values to her children, and raising 13 children is very hard. She is very happy to have them and to be a good mother; she has learnt to work and to give herself credit, and this helps her progressing together with her family. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy cochineal for her activity.
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Julia es socia del Bancomunal Amauta Huamanga, tiene 62 años de edad, es casada y madre de 13 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú hace 17 años, se dedica a la compra y venta de cochinilla. Ella recibió mucho apoyo de FINCA Perú, está muy agradecida por todo lo que ha aprendido en las capacitaciones de su Bancomunal, y así ella pudo enseñarles buenos valores a sus hijos ya es muy difícil poder criar a 13 hijos, ella esta muy feliz de tenerlos y de ser una buena madre, ha aprendido a trabajar y a valorarse, eso le ayuda a progresar junto a su familia. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de cochinilla para su negocio.

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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
  • 78
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,828,275
    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 Julia to buy cochineal for her activity.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2012
May 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2012