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Francisca Elena
Francisca is a member of the 'Paloma' (Dove) community bank. She is 45 years old and married.

Francisca has a general store where she sells groceries, vegetables, fruit and meat. She will invest the loan that she is requesting in buying merchandise with which to stock her store.

Francisca has been working with FINCA Peru for many years. She likes it for the ease with which she receives her loans, because they work based on trust, and because they provide training. Through her community bank, she has learned how to invest her money. With her savings, she built a second level on her home. Her dream is to be able to open a wholesale store.
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Francisca es socia del Banco Comunal Paloma, tiene 45 años y es casada.
Francisca tiene un multiservicios donde vende abarrotes en general, verduras, frutas y carnes. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de mercaderías para surtir su tienda.
Está en FINCA Perú hace muchos años, le gusta por la facilidad con que recibe los préstamos, porque se trabaja a base de confianza y le capacitan, en su bancomunal le han enseñado a invertir su dinero. Con sus ahorros construyó el segundo piso de su casa. Su sueño es poder abrir una tienda mayorista.

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
  • 179
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Francisca Elena to buy merchandise with which to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2011
Jun 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011