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Elena is a member of the Community Bank Ollantay.
Elena is married. She is 68 years old and has 4 children. She and her husband travel to different fairs of the area to sell clothes for all ages. However, some months ago she had surgery and hasn’t been able to work as she needed to rest. She also has 2 vehicles that are used by her children to work.
Elena needs a 3000 soles loan, which she will use to purchase, jerseys, skirts, aprons and pants.
Elena’s dream is to own a clothes’ shop and sell wholesale products. She also wants get better to continue working.
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Elena es socia del Banco Comunal Ollantay.
Elena es casada, tiene 68 años y 4 hijos, Elena junto a su esposo viajan a las diferentes ferias D. L. región en donD. venD. ropa variada para todas las edades, pero en los últimos meses Elena no esta viajando porque L. operaron y tiene que descansar. Además Elena tiene 2 carros con el cual trabajan sus hijos.
Elena necesita un préstamo D. 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en L. compra D. chompas, faldas, mandiles, pantalones.
Elena sueña con tener una tienda D. ropa y vender al por mayor, mejorar su salud para seguir trabajando.

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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
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Elena purchase, jerseys, skirts, aprons and pants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2009
Feb 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009