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Alejandrina, 48, is a member of the "Agua Viva" (Living Water) communal bank. She is single and has 4 children. She sells snacks in an itinerant manner along a very crowded avenue every afternoon; during the mornings she works as a cook in a private home. In addition, she raises small farm animals.

Alejandrina needs a 1000 sol loan to buy guinea pigs and snacks.

Alejandrina's dreams are to have her own home and provide her son with a good education.
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Alejandrina es socia del Banco Comunal Agua Viva.
Alejandrina es soltera, tiene 48 años y 4 hijos, Alejandrina se dedica a la venta de golosinas de manera ambulatoria en una avenida concurrida, actividad que realiza todos los días por las tardes, y por las mañanas trabaja en una casa cocinando. Además se dedica a la crianza de animales menores.
Alejandrina necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cuy y golosinas.
Los sueños de Alejandrina son tener casa propia y brindar una buena educación a su hijo.

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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
  • 79
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Alejandrina to buy guinea pigs and snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2010
May 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010