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Marcelina is a member of Azucenas (White Lilies) Communal Bank. She is 40 years old, she is a single mother and she has one child. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 1 year, and she runs a stall in the market selling women’s clothes. In the year she has been a member of FINCA Peru she has succeeded in improving her activity earning more money; she has also enjoyed taking part to the meetings of her Communal Bank, because the seminars she has attended there have taught her a lot about saving and investing in her activity as well as about learning how to properly educate her child, to whom she teaches everything she learns. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy products for her stall such as jackets, jumpers, trousers and polo shirts.
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Marcelina es socia del Banco Comunal Azucenas, tiene 40 años de edad y es madre soltera de un hijo. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 1 año y tiene un puesto en el mercado donde vende ropa para damas. En este tiempo como socia de FINCA Perú pudo mejorar su negocio generando más ganancias, también le gusta mucho asistir a las reuniones de su Banco Comunal ya que las capacitaciones que allí recibe de parte de su promotora le enseñan mucho a ahorrar, invertir en su negocio, así como también aprende a educar bien a su hijo y le trasmite todo lo que aprende. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería para su negocio como casacas, chompas, pantalones, polos.

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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
  • 54
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Marcelina to buy jackets, jumpers, trousers and polo shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2013