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Total loan: $1,100
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Elena

Peru
Puno, Puno, Peru / Retail

A loan of $1,100 helped to buy 20 pieces of woven cloth, a pig, and a sheep.


Elena's story

Elena is a member of the Virgen de Lujan Communal Bank. It is located in the Tinicachi district, Yunguyo province, Puno department. Elena is 48 years old, single, and has two children (one is independent). She has a first grade education.

She has been working with the Movimiento Manuela Ramos for six years. Her first loan was for 300 soles, and she invested it in her business. She sells handmade items and domestic animals.

She will use the requested loan of 3,000 soles to buy 20 pieces of woven cloth, a pig, and a sheep. She also says that she farms. She grows potatoes, beans, corn, and oats. She works alone.

Her dream is to grow her business. She likes the meetings and the punctuality.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: March 10, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Manuela Ramos / CrediMUJER

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: Irregularly
Disbursed date: March 10, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Manuela Ramos / CrediMUJER