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Marcelina is a woman who has always fought to protect the well-being of her 4 children. Since she was very young she has worked in various lines of business. She continues to work presently in the capacity of vending sweets kept in a display cabinet located in the door of the municipal building of Huancayo, supplying candies to the personnel who work there. She would like to increase her capital with the objective of increasing her supplies and her earnings.

Translated from Spanish by Kara Gibson, Kiva volunteer.

Marcelina, es una mujer luchadora que siempre ha velado por el bienestar de sus 4 hijos. Desde muy joven se ha dedicado al trabajo realizando varios negocios y tambiƩn lo sigue haciendo ahora ofertando dulces en una vitrina ubicada en la puerta del local municipal de su zona y ofrece sus dulces al personal que trabaja en este espacio al por mayor. Desea incrementar su capital a fin de incrementar sus ofertas y ganancias.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,986,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Marcelina to offer a greater number of candies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2008
May 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009