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Elva
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Elva lives in Saposoa, in the San Martín region of San Martín. Her business, a clothing store, is located there and is dedicated to sell clothes for adults and children. Elva is 76 years old, retired from a job in education and lives with her mother. She is single and thanks to her efforts, little by little she managed to have a shop to sell her merchandise and also increase her inventory. She started out selling door to door to gain clients. Every day she works hard, and she stands out because she is a very enterprising woman. She belongs to a local communal bank.


With the $850 loan she is requesting, which she plans to repay in six months, she will purchase a wooden display cases to organize and show off the clothing she sells, and also purchase various styles of clothing for different occasions for men women and children by the dozen. Her goal is to be a wholesale shop in the future.

Translated from Spanish by Marty Greenstein, Kiva Volunteer


La señorita Elva pertenece al Banco Comunal Las Saposoínas, vive en la región San Martín, provincia del Huallaga y distrito de Saposoa, su negocio está ubicado en el Jr. Cajamarca No. 234 y se dedica a la Venta de Ropas de niños y adultos.
La señorita. Elva tiene 76 años, es jubilada de educación y vive sola con su mamá, es soltera y gracias a su propio esfuerzo poco a poco a logrado tener un local donde vender su mercadería y también aumentarlo ya que en sus inicio los ofrecía de casa en casa logrando captar clientes.

Con el reciente crédito recibido de Manuela Ramos de S/ 2,500.00 ($ 833.00) , el cual será pagado en 6 cuotas, comprará un estante de madera para organizar y exhibir la ropa que vende, además comprará ropa en variados modelo y para diversas ocasiones para damas, caballeros y niños en docenas ya que en el futuro su meta es ser mayorista.

Todos los días trabaja y se destaca por ser una mujer muy emprendedora.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,345,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Elva purchase display cases and various styles and types of clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 29, 2007
Listed
Nov 15, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 30, 2008