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Marcelina is a member of Communal Bank Firmeza. She is 38 years old, divorced, and has a daughter. Marcelina is an aerobics instructor. A few months ago she opened her own gym, a business that is growing. Marcelina plans to add more services such as massage and a nutritionist. She also sells cosmetics and natural medicine through catalogs.

Marcelina needs a loan of 2600 soles that will be invested in the purchase of a juicer/blender and to paint a room for a cafe. Marcelina dreams of equipping her gym with machines exclusively for women, a spinning room and sauna, and of providing a quality education for her daughter.
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Marcelina es socia del Banco Comunal Firmeza.
Marcelina es divorciada, tiene 38 años y 1 hija, Marcelina es instructora de aeróbicos y hace algunos meses inauguro su propio gimnasio, negocio que esta creciendo, Marcelina tiene proyectado implementar con mas servicios como masajes, nutricionista. Además Marcelina vende cosméticos, medicina natural por catálogos.
Marcelina necesita un préstamo de 2600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de extractor, licuadora y para pintar un ambiente para el cafetín.
Marcelina sueña con implementar su gimnasio con maquinas exclusivas para mujeres, salón de spinning, sauna y brindarle una educación de calidad a su hija.

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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
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.3
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Marcelina to purchase a juicer/blender and to paint a room for a café.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2009
Mar 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009