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Maria Cleofe
Maria is a member of the Communal Bank “Alegría Huamanga”. She is 44 years old, married, and has six children. Maria is a cosmetologist who currently works every day at a beauty salon. She has plans to start her own business. Therefore, she is requesting a loan of 1500 soles in order to buy furniture for her own beauty salon.

Her dreams include running her beauty salon and accessing a larger line of credit.

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Maria es socia del Banco Comunal Alegría Huamanga.
Maria es casada, tiene 44 años y 6 hijos, es cosmetóloga, Maria trabaja en un salón de belleza, actividad que realiza todos los días. Maria tiene proyectado implementar su propio salón.
Maria necesita un préstamo de 1500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de muebles para su salón.
Los sueños de Maria es tener su salón de belleza y acceder a una línea de crédito mayor.

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
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,884,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Cleofe purchase furniture for her beauty salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010