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Marcelina is a member of the Amor Divino Microfinance Institute.

She is a 60-year-old married mother with 5 children. She runs a stand at the Grau Market in which she sells a variety of grains. She buys these products at other markets, and people sell them to her at her stand as well.

Macelina needs a 1,500.00 PEN loan, which she will invest in purchasing cheese, garbanzo beans, and barley.

Marcelina dreams of seeing her son obtain a degree and of improving her business.

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Marcelina es socia del Banco Comunal Amor Divino.
Marcelina es casada, tiene 60 años y 5 hijos, Marcelina tiene un puesto en el mercado Grau en donD. venD. cereales variados, productos que compra en las ferias y también le traen a su puesto.
Marcelina necesita un préstamo D. 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra D. queso, garbanzo y cebada.
Los sueños D. Marcelina son que su hijo ultimo culmine sus estudios y mejorar su negocio.

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
  • 113
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Marcelina purchase cheese, garbanzo beans, and barley.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2010