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Francisca Elena
Francisca is a member of the Communal Bank "Paloma". She is 42 years old and she has 5children. She has is a member of Finca Peru (Kiva Field Partner) for the past 4 years.

Francisca has a grocery and vegetable store. She started out her business with a small store and today thanks to the support she received, she has been able to expand her business and she added a second floor to her house. What she most enjoys about the communal bank meetings is the savings program and the orientation sessions that help her with her personal life. She will invest this loan in the purchase of rice and sugar because she supplies daycares. Francisca is saving to be able to have a wholesale business.
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Francisca es socia del Banco Comunal Paloma, tiene 42 años y 5 hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú desde hace 4 años.
Francisca, tiene un tienda de abarrotes y verduras, ella inició su negocio con una tienda pequeña ahora gracias a todo el apoyo que recibió pudo crecer en su negocio, y construir el segundo piso de cu casa, lo que mas le gusta de las reuniones de su Banco Comunal es el ahorro y las capacitaciones que le ayudan en su vida personal, ahora este préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de arroz, azúcar porque ella abastece a los Wawa-Wasi. Francisca esta ahorrando para poder tener una tienda mayorista.

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
  • 35
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,360,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Francisca Elena to purchase rice and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012