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Pelagio is a member of the Villa Huatatas Community Bank. He is married and has two children, one of which is still in school.

Using his own vehicle, Pelagio works as a taxi driver. He also has another transport car, which is driven by a different driver. Pelagio is applying for a loan of 900 Nuevos Soles (~300 USD), which will be invested in the purchase of spare parts and tires.

Pelagio’s dreams are to buy another property to build a house, and that his children become professionals.
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Pelagio es socio del Banco Comunal Villa Huatatas.
Pelagio es casado y tiene 2 hijos de los cuales 1 estudia, Pelagio tiene un carro con el cual se dedica al transporte de pasajeros, además tiene otra unidad que es conducida por un chofer.
Pelagio necesita un préstamo de 900 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de repuestos y neumáticos.
Los sueños de Pelagio son comprar otro terreno para construir una casa y que su hijos sean profesionales.

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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Pelagio purchase of spare parts and tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2010
Oct 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011