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Ana is a member of the Nueva Era (New Era) Village Bank. She is married, has one daughter, and lives in the Magdalena neighborhood of Ayacucho. Ana sells clothing, sheets, blankets, and anything else her clients request. She buys her products in Lima (a 9-hour bus riD. from Ayacucho). She travels to Lima every so often, depending on demand. Ana needs a loan of 3000 soles to buy light jackets, sweaters, and sheets. Ana’s dreams are to stay healthy and to improve her business.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow

Ana es socia del Banco Comunal Nueva Era.
Ana es casada y tiene 1 hija, Ana vive en el Barrio D. la Magdalena, Ana venD. ropa para las diferentes edades, sabanas, frazadas, y todo cuanto le pidan sus clientes, sus ventas son al crédito, sus productos los adquiere en la ciudad D. Lima a donD. viaja dependiendo D. la demanda.
Ana necesita un préstamo D. 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. casacas, chompas y sabanas.
Los sueños D. Ana son que su negocio mejore y estar bien D. salud.

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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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Ana buy light jackets, sweaters, and sheets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009