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Gladys is a member of the "Urubamba" communal bank. She’s 33-years-old, has a spouse and is the mother of a son. She’s been a member of FINCA Perú for two years and she has a business selling chicks, chickens, guinea pigs and other small farm animals.

In all the time she’s been a member of FINCA Perú she’s learned how to be responsible, punctual and also how to save; she likes attending her communal bank’s meetings because she entertains herself there and she’s able to share experiences with other members and even more so is able to be strengthened with the training she receives there.

She will use the loan she’s requesting to buy a vehicle to be able to go to the livestock fairs and bring small animals in quantity to be able to sell them at wholesale and increase her profits.
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Gladys es socia del Bancomunal Urubamba y tiene 33 años de edad, es conviviente y madre de 1 hijo. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 2 años y tiene un negocio de venta de pollos, gallinas, cuyes y otros animales menores. En todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú aprendió a ser responsable, puntual y también aprendió a ahorrar, le gusta asistir a las reuniones de su Bancomunal porque allí se distrae mucho y le permite compartir experiencias con otras socias y más aún se fortalece con las capacitaciones que recibe allí. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de un vehículo para así poder ir a las ferias y traer los animales menores en cantidad y así poder venderlos al por mayor y aumentar sus ganancias.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD