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MarieL. is a member of the communal bank “Nobleza”.

MarieL. mentions that, through training, she learned how to invest her money and how to educate her children.

MarieL. is partnered, is 23-years old, and has one child. MarieL. lives with her parents. MarieL. sells meat from a stand in the Central market in the city of Ayacucho. She buys the animals at the markets in the region, where her husband travels to three times per week. They rent transportation and sell their meats in the municipality.

MarieL. needs a loan of 1,000 soles, funds that she will invest into the purchase of pigs and goats.

MarieL. dreams of buying land on which to build a house, of her son becoming a professional, and of expanding her business.

Translated from Spanish by Mary Lynn, Kiva volunteer.

MarieL. Es socia del Banco Comunal Nobleza,

MarieL. menciona que a través D. las capacitaciones aprendió a como invertir su dinero y como educar a sus hijos.

MarieL. es conviviente, tiene 23 años y 1 hijo, MarieL. vive en L. casa D. sus padres. MarieL. venD. carne en un puesto del mercado Central D. L. ciudad D. Ayacucho, los animales los compra en las ferias D. L. región a donD. viaja su esposo 3 veces por semana, el transporte lo realiza en carros alquilados, los animales los beneficia en el camal municipal.

MarieL. necesita un préstamo D. 1000 soles, dinero que será invertido en L. compra D. ganado porcino y caprino.

MarieL. sueña con comprar un terreno para construir su casa, que su hijo sea profesional y ampliar su negocio.

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
  • 36
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Mariela mariela needs a loan of 1,000 soles, funds that she will invest into the purchase of pigs and goats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2008
Aug 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009