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Madres Unidas Group
In this Group: Marleni Elizabeth , Cesar Luis , Andrea , Maria Antonia , Gladiys , Glady Yolinda , Margarita Zoila , Gloria *
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Greeting from Peru! Marleni is a member of “Madres Unidas” (Mothers United), a Community Bank composed of 8 people who engage in different retail activities.

Marleni makes and sells sugar-coated and salted peanuts at wholesale price; she also sells meals in the evenings and she can count on established customers.

Marleni is requesting a loan to buy ingredients such as peanuts and sugar. She dreams of owning a bigger locale in order to better tend to her customers.

Marleni lives lives in a common-law relationship and she has 2 children. Thanks to her efforts and her dedication Marleni has succeeded in earning a better income, she has bought a prefabricated house and her children go to school. Marleni is very happy for this loan and she is grateful to Edaprospo and Kiva.
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Saludos desde Peru! La Sra. Marleni es integrante de la alcancía comunal “Madres Unidas”, un grupo conformado por 8 socias que se dedican a diversas actividades de comercio.

Marleni trabaja en la preparación y venta al por mayor de maní confitado y maní salado a su vez vende comida en las noches y cuenta con clientes fidelizados.
Marleni ha solicitado el préstamo para comprar insumos maní, azúcar etc. Su sueño es un día tener un local mas grande, para así poder atender mejor a sus clientes.

Marleni es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos. Gracias a su esfuerzo y dedicación, Marleni ha logrado mejores ingresos económicos, se ha comprado una casa prefabricada , sus hijos van a la escuela. Marleni está muy contenta con este préstamo y agradece a Edaprospo y a Kiva.

Additional Information


EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 112
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,907,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Madres Unidas Group's $3,275 loan helped a member to buy peanuts and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013