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Dina Mercedes
Dina is a member of the Llamkasum Community Bank. She is married and has two children aged 11 and 5. Dina and her husband sell construction material such as stones, sand, glass, and roofing. Sales have been slow during the recent election campaigns.

Since Dina has been with Kiva partner, FINCA Perú, she has managed to save enough money to buy a vehicle for her business--she uses it to distribute building supplies. She has also enjoyed the workshops and training sessions about self-esteem. Her dream is to buy a house for herself and her family.
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Dina es socia del Banco Comunal Llamkasum, es casada y tiene 2 niños de 11 y 5 años de edad. Dina y su esposo se dedican a la venta de materiales de construcción tales como piedras, arena, vidrio y materiales para techo. No ha tenido muchas ventas durante las campañas electorales recientes. Desde que Dina esta en FINCA Perú ha sido capaz de ahorrar dinero para comprar un carro para su negocio, el cual le ayuda en la distribución de sus materiales. Ella también ha disfrutado de los talleres y capacitaciones de aprendizaje acerca de la autoestima. El sueño de Dina es comprar una casa para ella y su familia.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 73
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,938,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Dina Mercedes to buy construction supplies such as bricks, stones, cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 1, 2010
Listed
Dec 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011