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Guillermina is a member of the Communal Bank “Las Gaviotas” (The Seagulls). She is 52 years old, married, and the mother of five children. Guillermina has been a member of FINCA Peru for six years and earns her living by selling “chicha morada” (a traditional beverage made from purple corn), loquat juice, and various other beverages. Throughout the entire time that she has been a member of FINCA Peru, Guillermina has greatly enjoyed the training sessions that have been provided through her Communal Bank, especially the lectures on savings and the importance of valuing oneself as a woman.

Her dream for the future is to make progress alongside her family. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of necessary ingredients for preparing her products such as various fruits, purple corn, sugar, and other items.

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Guillermina es socia del Banco Comunal Las Gaviotas, tiene 52 años de edad, es casada y madre de 5 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 6 años. Ella se dedica a la venta de chicha morada, jugo de níspero y varios otros licuados y jugos. En todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú Guillermina ha disfrutado mucho de las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal, especialmente las lecciones sobre los ahorros y la importancia de valorarse como mujer. Su sueño para el futuro es progresar al lado de su familia. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ingredientes que son necesarios para la preparación de sus productos como diversas frutas, maíz morado, azúcar, etc.

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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
  • 75
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,817,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Guillermina to buy various fruits, purple corn, sugar, and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Aug 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013