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Elbia Tatiana
Tatiana is 59 years old, and has a daughter who is 34. Tatiana knits woolen sweaters of Alpaca (the fur of the Andean alpaca). She has dedicated herself to this activity since she was 19 years old. She knits in her free time, since she works in an institution that promotes agriculture. She studied biology.

The loan she sought will be invested in supplies of wool and knitting needles.

Tatiana says that in the summer, orders for her creations increase (for winter sale). Her goal is to have a store or a post where she can sell her products. And she mentioned that the training offered by Finca Peru is very interesting and that thanks to this, she is a better person and has more self confidence.
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Tatiana tiene 59 años ella tiene una hija de 34 años, se dedica al tejido de chompas de lana de alpaca (marca alpaandina) se dedica a esta actividad desde los 19 años de edad, teje en sus ratos libres ya que ella labora en un institución de promoción agropecuaria, estudio Biología. El préstamo que obtuvo lo invertirá para la compra de lana y palitos de tejer.
Tatiana menciona que la época de verano los pedidos de sus productos. Su meta es tener una tienda o un puesto donde vender sus productos.
Menciona que las capacitaciones que ofrece Finca Perú son muy interesantes ya que gracias a ello, ella es una mejor persona y tiene mayor auto confianza.

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
  • 93
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,784,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Elbia Tatiana bUYING ALPACA WOOL AND KNITTING NEEDLES.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011