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Romualda is a member of the Retoño Communal Bank. Romualda is married, 50 years old with 6 children. Romualda and her whole family create handmade fabrics on looms. Her workshop has 5 looms that produce blankets and small carpets. She has two operators, and her children also weave in their free hours. Romualda sees to the dyeing and the spinning of the wool. She sells her fabrics to dealers from markets in the city of Ayacucho.

Romualda also sometimes travels to bi-weekly street fairs in the region, depending on her sales, where she buys cheeses and grains that she sells in the city of Ayacucho. Romualda also sells fruits strolling through the center of the city of Ayacucho.

Roumalda needs a loan of $475 that will be invested in the purchase of wool and dyes. She dreams of building her house with fine materials, of providing a good education to her children so they can get ahead, and of expanding her businesses.
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Romualda es socia del Banco Comunal Retoño.
Romualda es casada, tiene 50 años y 6 hijos, Romualda junto a toda su familia se dedican a realizar tejidos artesanales en Telar, su taller cuenta con 5 telares que producen frazadas, alfombras, individuales para lo cual cuenta con 2 operarios y también tejen sus hijos en sus horarios libres, Romualda se encarga del teñido, enrollado de la lana, sus tejidos los vende a los comerciantes de los mercados de la ciudad de Ayacucho.

Además Romualda en algunas oportunidades viaja a las ferias de la región 2 veces por semana, dependiendo de sus ventas, donde compra quesos, cereales que vende en la ciudad de Ayacucho. También Romualda vende frutas, sus ventas lo realiza caminando por el centro de la ciudad de Ayacucho.

Romualda necesita un préstamo de 1400 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de lana, tintes.
Romualda sueña con construir su casa con material noble, brindar una buena educación a sus hijos para que salgan adelante y ampliar sus negocios.

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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
  • 45
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Romualda roumalda needs a loan of $475 that will be invested in the purchase of wool and dyes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2008
Oct 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009