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Marleny
Marleny lives together with her husband and 2 children. One of them is in first grade and the other one is a baby. Marleny, together with her husband, makes sombreros. They sell their product to different stores. She has some hired help to carry out the manufacturing depending on the demand. Marleny also sells the sombreros at different fairs to supplement her sales.

Marleny is a member of the community bank named Dignity. She requests a loan in the amount of 1000 soles to purchase materials.

Marleny dreams of opening her own sombrero store and she dreams of having her own house. Currently they live with her parents.
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Marleny es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos, uno de ellos esta en primer grado y el otro es bebe, Marleny junto a su esposo se dedican a la fabricación de sombreros, brindan este servicio a diferentes tiendas de sombreros, actividad que realiza con ayuda de trabajadores dependiendo de la demanda del producto, también Marleny lleva los sombreros a las ferias para incrementar sus ventas.
Marleny es socia del Banco Comunal Dignidad y solicita un préstamo de 1000 soles para la compra de materia prima.
Marleny sueña con tener una tienda de sombreros y tener casa propia pues vive en la casa de sus padres.

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
  • 105
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Marleny to purchase materials to make sombreros.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 22, 2010
Listed
Aug 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 21, 2010