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Marleny is a member of a the Rubi communal bank. She is 33 years old and devotes herself to selling meat at the market. She is the mother of four children, married, and has been a member of Finca Perú for one year. She is delighted with the trainings and puts everything she learns to practice in her business and in her family. The loans she took out helped her complete the construction of her house and with her children's education.

Now the loan she is seeking will be invested in the purchase of cattle.
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Marleny es socia del Banco Comunal Rubi, tiene 33 años, se dedica a la venta de carne en el Mercado, es madre de 4 hijos, es casada y socia de Finca Perú desde hace 1 año, le encanta las capacitaciones, y todo lo que aprende lo pone en práctica en su negocio y en su familia, los préstamos que saco le ayudaron a poder terminar de hacer su casa y le ayudaron en los estudios de sus hijos. Ahora el préstamo que esta solicitando lo invertirá en la compra de reces.

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
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Marleny to purchase cattle for slaughter and sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012