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Celestino is married and has 4 children who are students. He has a carpenter’s workshop in a rented space. He began the business 10 years ago. He takes requests and has 2 people that help him.

Celestino is a member of the Yanapanakusun communal bank. In Quechua, “yanapanakusun” means “let’s help each other.” He is requesting a 1500 PEN loan for the purchase of hammer, glue, and paint. Celestino’s dreams are to expand his business and to have a large workshop with modern machinery.

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Celestino es casada y tiene 4 hijos estudiantes, Celestino tiene una carpintería en un local alquilado, negocio que inicio hace 10 años, Celestino atiende pedidos y tiene 2 personas que le ayudan.
Celestino es socio del Banco Comunal Yanapanakusun que significa Ayudémonos en Quechua y solicita un crédito de 1500 soles para la compra de clavos, pegamento y pintura.
Los sueños de Celestino son ampliar su negocio, tener un taller grande con maquinaria moderna.

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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
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,450,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Celestino to purchase hammers, glue, and paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011