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Elizabeth is a member of the Señor de Yana Ñawi Communal Bank. She is 37 years old and the mother of five children. She has been in Finca Perú for three years. She sells wholesale dried potatoes. She is grateful to the Finca for the things that she has learned. There is no other place where she was able to better herself like in the trainings she received from her Communal Bank. Now, with the loan, she will invest in the purchase of potatoes in order to process them into dried potatoes.
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Elizabeth es socia del Banco Comunal Señor de Yana Ñawi, tiene 37 años, es madre de 5 hijos, esta en Finca Perú desde hace 3 años, ella se dedica a la venta de papa seca por mayor, esta muy agradecida a Finca por las cosas que pudo aprender, en ningún lugar le supieron aconsejar como en las capacitaciones que ha recibido de su Banco Comunal, ahora con el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de papa para poder procesarla para la papa seca.

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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
  • 44
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Elizabeth purchase potatoes for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012