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Juana is a member of the Union II Village Bank. Juana is 48 years old and married with three children. Juana has a store in her home on a busy street where she sells dry goods, vegetables, meats, drinks and ice cream with the help of her daughter. Juana needs a loan of 2500 soles to buy phone cards, soap and milk. Juana dreams of buying a pay phone for her business, offering a wider variety of products, and for her children to finish school.

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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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Juana buy different flavors of ice cream.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2008
Nov 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009