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Alejandrina is a member of the 'El Roble' community bank. She is 32 years old and the mother of two children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for one year and owns a restaurant. She really enjoys the training sessions that she attends as a member of her community bank. During her time as a FINCA Peru member, she has learned how to manage her money well and also how to save. She has made improvements in her business life. She also really likes the health campaigns that FINCA Peru offer as they enable her to learn more about her health and what she can do to improve it. She says that she now has the knowledge she needs to make decisions and progress in her business as well as in her family life. She will invest the loan that she is requesting in buying groceries for preparing the meals that she sells in her restaurant.
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Alejandrina es socia del Bancomunal El Roble, tiene 32 años de edad y es madre de 2 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 1 año y es dueña de un restaurante. Le gustan mucho las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal, en todo este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú aprendió a administrar bien su dinero y también a ahorrar, mejoró en el campo laboral. También le gustan mucho las campañas de salud que ofrece FINCA Perú, ya que eso le permite saber a cerca de su salud y que puede hacer para mejorarla. Ella dice que ahora ella tiene los conocimientos para saber decidir y proceder en su negocio y en su familia. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes para la preparación de las comidas que vende en su restaurante.

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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
  • 44
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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 $775 helped Alejandrina to buy groceries for preparing the meals that she serves in her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2012