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Marcelina is a member of the Alondras communal bank. She is 31 years of age and a mother of two children, and has been a member of FINCA Peru for three years.

Marcelina makes and sells bread. She is thankful to the institution for the loan facilities offered, as well as the training she receives from her communal bank, as this motivates to be more enterprising every day. Her goal is to build her own traditional oven to bake bread. She plans to invest her loan in the purchase of ingredients to bake bread, namely sugar, yeast, flour and lard.
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Marcelina es socia del Bancomunal Alondras, tiene 31 años de edad, es madre de 2 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú hace 3 años. Se dedica a la elaboración y venta de pan. Está agradecida con la institución por las facilidades de crédito que le brindaron y por las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ya que la motivan a emprender cada día más. Su meta es construir su propio horno artesanal para la elaboración de pan.El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ingredientes para la elaboración de pan como azúcar, levadura, harinas, manteca.

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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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Marcelina to buy sugar, yeast, flour and lard to make bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 1, 2012