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Hermelinda is a member of Banco Comunal Amauta. She is separated, 42 years-old, and has one child. Hermelinda sells food (on foot) in the Grau market; also, she buys prickly pears from local growers and sells them in wholesale. Hermelinda requests a loan of 1500 soles ($475 dollars) to purchase (sacks of) rice and sugar. Hermelinda dreams of owning both her own house and a permanent restaurant.
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Hermelinda es socia del Banco Comunal Amauta.
Hermelinda es separada, tiene 42 años y 1 hijo, Hermelinda venD. comida D. manera ambulatoria en el mercado Grau. Además Hermelinda compra tuna D. los productores y luego lo venD. al por mayor.
Hermelinda necesita un préstamo D. 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. arroz, azúcar por sacos.
Los sueños D. Hermelinda son tener casa propia y tener un restaurante en un local estable.

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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
  • 47
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.3
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD