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Elizabeth is a member of the Communal Bank "Imasumacc." She is 50 years old, and a single mother with a 25-year-old son. Elizabeth sells plastics and clothing. The loan she is requesting is to buy goods to stock her inventory. She joined FINCA Peru 6 years ago at the invitation of her sister. She likes FINCA because they helped her at a very important time in her life. She was able to educate her son and pay all expenses of the police school. Her dream is that her business continues to thrive and that she can build a home.
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Elizabeth es socia del Banco Comunal Imasumacc, tiene 50 años, es madre soltera con un hijo de 25 años. Elizabeth se dedica a la venta de plásticos y prendas de vestir. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra mercaderías para surtir. Está en FINCA Perú hace 6 años ingresó por la invitación de su hermana, le gusta FINCA porque le ayudo en el momento mas importante, pudo educar a su hijo le pago todos los gastos de la escuela policial. Su sueño es que su negocio siga prosperando y construir su casa.

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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
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Elizabeth to purchase various articles of clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2011
May 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011