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María Alejandrina
María Alejandrina is a member of the communal bank Unión II. She is 60 and the single mother of four children. For ten years she has been a member of FINCA Perú; and she earns a living selling clothing in the market. She says she is grateful to FINCA Perú because they supported her and she was able to save money and pay for her children's education. She also enjoys the training she receives through her communal bank which has taught her to manage her business and be punctual. The loan she is requesting is to buy women's, children's and men's clothing.
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María Alejandrina es socia del Banco Comunal Unión II y tiene 60 años de edad, es madre soltera de cuatro hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 10 años y se dedica a la venta de ropa en el mercado. Ella dice que está agradecida con FINCA Perú porque le apoyaron y logro ahorrar con lo que pudo pagar los estudios de sus hijos, también le gustan las capacitaciones que recibe en su Banco Comunal porque le enseñan a manejar su negocio y a ser puntual. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en su negocio en la compra de ropa para damas, niños y caballeros.

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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
  • 35
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped María Alejandrina to buy women's, children's and men's clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 3, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 9, 2013