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Julia is a member of the Ollantay Community Bank.
Julia is married, is 50 years old, and has 5 children. Julia is a craftswoman, producing beautiful fabrics by hand with sticks and borders, such as sweaters, hats, wallets, using natural and processed wool from alpacas as a raw material. She does this is her home with the help of 18 women, all of whom belong to an association for women, Awaq. They sell their goods to businesses and work for orders.

Julia needs a loan of 1650 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of different colors of wool.
Julia dreams of exporting her products directly, having a bigger business, and that all of the members will improve the quality of their lives.

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Julia es socia del Banco Comunal Ollantay.
Julia es casada, tiene 50 años y 5 hijos, Julia es artesana, realiza bellos tejidos a mano con palitos, bordados, como chompas, gorros, carteras, teniendo como materia prima la lana de alpaca natural y procesado, actividad que realiza en su casa con la ayuda de 18 mujeres, todas ellas conforman una asociación de mujeres Awaq, sus ventas los realizan a empresas y trabajan a pedidos.

Julia necesita un préstamo de 1650 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de lanas de diferentes colores.
Los sueños de Julia son exportar sus productos directamente, tener una empresa más grande y todas las socias mejoren la calidad de vida.

Additional Information

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
  • $64,488,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Julia julia needs a loan of 1650 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of different colors of wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2008
Oct 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009