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Candelaria is a member of the “Llapanchik” communal bank, which means “Everyone Together” in Quechua.

Candelaria is separated, she is 42 years old, and she has 2 children. She has a kiosk inside the stadium in the city of Ayacucho where she sells sweets and soft drinks, which she does with her children’s help. Candelaria needs a loan of 1200 PEN, which she will invest in the purchase of sweets and soft drinks.

Candelaria’s dream is to improve her business.
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Candelaria es socia del Banco Comunal Llapanchik que significa Todos Juntos en quechua.
Candelaria es separada, tiene 42 años y 2 hijos, Candelaria tiene un kiosko dentro del estadio de la ciudad de Ayacucho en donde vende golosinas y bebidas, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de sus hijos.
Candelaria necesita un préstamo de 1200 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de golosinas y gaseosas.
Los sueños de Candelaria son mejorar su negocio.

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
  • 49
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Candelaria to buy sweets and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2009
Jun 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009