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Sixta Alejandrina
Sixta is a member of the Amor Divino ("Divine Love") Community Bank. She is a married 55-year-old mother of three children. Sixta makes a living baking pastries, an activity she carries out with a firewood oven. In the past few months she has made a smaller quantity and only on orders because the smoke is harming her health. Currently she also prepares jellies, flans and sandwiches and is planning to purchase a gas oven. Sixta is requesting a loan of 3000 soles (approximately $1,050), which she plans to use to purchase ingredients to make her products. Sixta's dreams are to build a home, buy an oven and for her daughter to have a business.
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Sixta es socia del Banco Comunal Amor Divino.
Sixta es casada, tiene 55 años y 3 hijos, Sixta se dedica a la elaboración de pasteles, actividad que realiza en un horno de leña y en los últimos meses elabora en menor cantidad y solo pedidos por que el humo esta dañando su salud, actualmente prepara gelatinas, flanes, sándwich, Sixta tiene proyectado comprar un horno a gas.
Sixta necesita un préstamo de 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de insumos para preparar sus productos.
Los sueños de Sixta son construir su casa, comprar un horno y que su hija tenga una empresa.

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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
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,986,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Sixta Alejandrina purchase ingredients to make her products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 8, 2010
Jan 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2010