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Ysabel is a member of Tarpuy II Communal Bank. She is 64 years old, married and the mother of 12 children, all of whom are adults and independent. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for more than five years and has a business buying and selling clothing. She is grateful to FINCA Peru because, with her first loan, she succeeded in starting her business and now, thanks to that capital, she and her family are happy and well.

She also enjoys the training workshops offered by her communal bank because they teach her a great deal and are entertaining. She will invest the loan she is requesting in purchasing merchandise, such as winter clothing for men, women and children.
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Ysabel es socia del Banco Comunal Tarpuy II, tiene 64 años de edad, es casada y madre de 12 hijos los cuales todos son mayores de edad e independientes. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace más de 5 años y tiene un negocio de compra y venta de ropa. Ella agradece a FINCA Perú porque con el primer préstamo que obtuvo logró abrir su negocio y ahora gracias a ese capital se encuentra bien y tranquila junto a su familia, también le gustan las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal por que le enseñan mucho y son divertidas. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería como ropa de invierno para damas, caballeros y niños.

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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
  • 52
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Ysabel to buy merchandise such as winter clothing for women, gentlemen and children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013