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Alejandro
Alejandro is 56 years old, married, and has two children aged 23 and 21. He is a member of FINCA Peru's "Lila" community bank. Alejandro is requesting a loan for 1,600 Peruvian soles. His business is selling orange juice. He will invest his loan in buying an electric snowcone machine.

Alejandro used to sell food in Carlos F. Vivanco market then decided to start selling juice. He carries out his business every day, from 8.00am to 6.00pm, in El Puente Nuevo and it is doing well. He also prepares food for special events such as weddings, christenings and patron saints' days.

Alejandro has been working with FINCA Peru for nearly 10 years. He was invited to join by a friend. He likes FINCA Peru because he says that they are trustworthy and he can save money. He also receives training on different topics. Right now, Alejandro is saving up so that he can buy a plot of land and build his own home. His dream is for his children to become professionals.
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Alejandro tiene 56 años, es casado, y tiene dos hijos (de 23,21 años).Pertenece al banco communal "Lila" de FINCA Peru. Solicita un crédito de S/. 1 600.00 Nuevos Soles. Se dedica a la venta de jugo de naranja.
El crédito que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de una maquina de raspadilla a electricidad.
Alejandro antes se dedicaba a la venta de comida en el mercado Carlos F. Vivanco y decidió vender jugos. Este trabajo lo realiza todos los días desde las 8:00 a.m..a 6:00 p.m. en el Puente Nuevo y le va bien. Alejandro también atiende eventos especiales como: matrimonios, bautizos, y fiestas patronales, donde prepara comida.
Está en FINCA Perú casi 10 años, y ingreso por la invitación de una amiga. Le gusta FINCA Peru porque dice que es de confianza, puede ahorrar, además recibe capacitación en diferentes temas. Ahora está ahorrando para poder comprarse su terreno y construir su casita. Su sueño es que sus hijos sean profesionales.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,923,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Alejandro to buy an electric snowcone machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 6, 2011
Listed
Apr 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011