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Elena
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Elena is an examplary woman, and very dedicated to her family. She’s known the value of hard work since childhood, as she comes from a humble home and was required to earn her keep at a very young age. Now she is a caring mother and hard-working spouse, putting her all into each activity. She sells clothing and beautiful weavings and accessories. With these jobs she earns essential income for her beloved family. Elena would like more than anything to provide security, stability, and education for her children. She is sure that expanding her handicrafts business would considerably improve her income.

Translated from Spanish by Sarah Bishop, Kiva Volunteer.



Elena, es una dama ejemplar y consagrada a su familia, desde niña sabe el verdadero valor del trabajo, ya que proviene de un humilde hogar y la necesidad la obligó a ganarse el sustento diario desde muy pequeña.Actualmente es una madre cariñosa y una laboriosa esposa, que trata de poner su mayor esfuerzo y voluntad a cada una de las actividades que realiza como: la venta de ropa americana y hermosos tejidos de prendas de vestir, con estos trabajos genera indispensables ingresos económicos para su querida familia.El deseo de esta valiosa dama es brindarle seguridad, estabilidad y educación a sus queridos hijos, esta segura que ampliando su negocio de artesanía mejorará considerablemente sus ingresos económicos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,501,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Elena increased capital to purchase a wider variety of products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 16, 2008
Listed
May 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 20, 2009