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Marta is a member of the Maria Antonieta Communal Bank.

Marta is a single mother, is 51 years old and has one son who is 13 years of age. Marta is retired from the education sector. She lives with her mother and son and has a store in the Santa Clara Market for which she pays monthly rent. Marta sells a variety of clothing for women, gentleman, and children, and she acquires her products in Lima, Huancayo and also has suppliers that bring them to her business. With the help of her mother she operates the store, which is open every day of the week.

Marta needs a loan of 1350 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of polo shirts, pants and sweaters.

Marta dreams that her son will continue studying to be a professional, wants to diversity her business more and improve the appearance of her locale.

Translated from Spanish by Aimee Sostowski, Kiva volunteer.

Marta es socia del Banco Comunal Maria Antonieta.

Marta es madre soltera, tiene 51 años y 1 hijo de 13 años, Marta es jubilada del sector educación, Marta vive con su mama y su hijo, Marta tiene una tienda en el mercado Santa Clara por cual paga un alquiler mensual, Marta vende ropa variada para mujeres, caballeros, niños, sus productos lo adquiere en la ciudad de Lima, Huancayo y también tiene proveedores que le llevan a su negocio, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de su mama, la atención en su tienda son todos los días de la semana.

Marta necesita un préstamo de 1350 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de polos, pantalones, chompas.

Marta sueña con que su hijo siga estudiando para ser profesional, surtir más su negocio, mejorar la presentación de su local.

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
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,002,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Marta marta needs a loan of 1350 soles, which will be invested in the purchase of polo shirts, pants and sweaters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2008
Sep 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009