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Elberta is a member of Communal Bank Triunfo. She is married, 53 years old, and has 8 children. Elberta has a stand in the city's central market where she sells typical food, such as soups and meals, which she makes each day. She needs a loan of 2400 soles that she will use to purchase rice, oil, potatoes and firewood. Elberta dreams of building a store where she can sell chickens and general merchandise.
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Elberta es socia del Banco Comunal Triunfo.
Elberta es casada, tiene 53 años y 8 hijos, Elberta tiene un puesto en el mercado central de la ciudad en donde vende comida típica, como caldos y segundos, actividad que realiza todos los días.
Elberta necesita un préstamo de 2400 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, aceite, papa y leña.
Elberta sueña con construir una tienda para tener una pollería y una tienda de abarrotes.

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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
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,829,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Elberta for the purchase of rice, oil, potatoes, and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2009
May 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009