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Elizabeth is a member of Alondras Communal Bank. She is a 30-year-old woman and has four sons. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for four years.

Elizabeth works selling bread and cosmetics at the market. Previous loans have enabled her to build up enough financial resources to buy more merchandise. She also bought her own house. Thanks to financial support, she was able to educate her sons. With this loan, she will buy clothes to sell during the Christmas campaign. Her goal is to open up a clothes shop.
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Elizabeth e socia del Banco Comunal Alondras, tiene 30 años, es madre de 4 hijos, es socia de FINCA Peru desde hace 4 años. Elizabeth vende panes en el Mercado y tambien vende cosméticos, con los préstamos que ha recibido pudo armar su capital con el cual pudo comprar mas mercaderías, tambien compró su casa y gracias a las capacitaciones que recibe aprendió a educar a sus hijos. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de ropa para vender aprovechando la campaña navideña. Su meta es abrir su tienda de ropas.

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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
  • 90
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,889,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Elizabeth to buy an assortment of clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012