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Cenina is a member of the Alondras communal bank. She is 64, married and the mother of six children and has a small grocery store. For four years she has been associated with Finca, which helped her to confront the most difficult time of her life. With the training she received she has become a responsible, punctual person. She is very pleased with Finca. She loves having a nest egg, which she says is more secure than being in her own home. She will invest the loan she is requesting in the purchase of rice, sugar and other products to stock her store.
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Cenina es socia del Banco Comunal Alondras, tiene 64 años, es casada y madre de 6 hijos, tiene una bodega, esta en Finca desde hace 4 años, Finca le ayudó a afrontar los momentos mas difíciles de su vida, con la capitaciones que recibió logró ser una persona responsable, puntual, se siente muy bien en Finca, le encanta el ahorro que dice que es mas seguro que en su propia casa, el préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra arroz, azúcar y otros productos para implementar su bodega.

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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
  • 48
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Cenina to buy rice, sugar and other products to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012