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Adela is a member of the 'Azucenas' community bank. She is 42 years old, lives with her partner and has one child. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for five years and owns a store where she sells cheese. She enjoys attending her community bank meetings because she has learned to save and be punctual. She likes the training sessions where they teach her to value herself as a woman, to earn her own income and to save. She will invest the loan she is requesting in buying cheese wholesale to sell in her store.
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Adela es socia del Banco Comunal Azucenas y tiene 42 años de edad, es conviviente y madre de 1 hijo. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 5 años y es dueña de una tienda donde se dedica a la venta de queso. Le gusta asistir a las reuniones de su Banco Comunal por que aprendió a ahorrar y a ser puntual, le gustan las capacitaciones donde le enseñan a valorarse como mujer y también a generar sus propios ingresos y ahorrar. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de quesos al por mayor para que los venda en su tienda.

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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
  • 74
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD