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Maria Celene
Maria is a member of the communal bank El Pino.

Maria is 37 years old and lives with her partner. She has three children ages 17, 7 and 3. All are in school.

Maria has a business selling potato and sausage kebabs which she has been selling for two years. She sells her kebabs from a cart which she runs every night in a commercial zone.

Maria needs a loan in the amount of $400 which she will invest in purchasing supplies for her business (disposable plates, bags) all at wholesale.

Since she has been receiving loans, Maria has been able to produce more. She dreams of buying more carts so that she can work in other areas.
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Maria es socia de Banco Comunal El Pino. Maria es conviviente, tiene 37 años y 3 hijos de 17, 7 y 3 años. Todos estan en la escuela.
Maria tiene su negocio de venta de salchipapas,ella vende desde hace 2 años tiene un carrito sanguchero, atiende todos los días por las noches , su negocio está ubicado en una zona comercial.
Maria necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra de insumos para su negocio (paltos descartables , bolsas)todo al por mayor.
María desde que recibe los prestamos ha producido un poco mas. Maria sueña con comprar mas carritos sangucheros para trabajar en otras zonas.

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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
  • 82
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Celene purchase of supplies for her business such as disposable plates and bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009