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Marleny belongs to the “Unión II” comunal bank.

Marleny is married, is 25 years old, and has one child. She sells telephone cards as a street vendor on a well-situated street in the city of Ayacucho. She works from very early in the morning until very late at night, making sales as she walks. She sells all types of telephone cards.

Marleny needs a loan of 1,000.00 soles, which she will use to buy phone cards of several brands.

Marleny dreams of having economic stability, of establishing her business in a store space, and that her son will have a good education.

Translated from Spanish by Jennifer Day, Kiva Volunteer.

Marleny pertenece al Banco Comunal Unión II.

Marleny es casada, tiene 25 años y 1 hijo, Marleny vende tarjetas telefónicas de manera ambulatoria en un calle céntrica de la ciudad de Ayacucho, actividad que realiza desde muy temprano hasta altas horas de la noche, sus ventas los realiza caminando, actualmente vende todos los tipos de tarjetas.

Marleny necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra de tarjetas de diferentes marcas.

Marleny sueña con tener una estabilidad económica, establecer su negocio en un local y que su hijo tenga una buena educación.

Additional Information

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
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Marleny marleny needs a loan of 1,000.00 soles to buy telephone cards of several different brands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2008
Jun 8, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009