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Elvia, 40, lives with her husband and children in Cayalti in the province of Chiclayo which belongs to the Lambayeque region on the north coast of Peru. In this community the people work in agriculture, commerce and raising livestock.

Elvia raises and sells pigs, a profession she has had for more than six years. She raises them on some land at the back of her house. She is asking for a loan of 2,000 nuevos soles to buy corrugated metal sheets to build a roof for the barn where she houses her pigs. This will help her to improve her business and offer a better service to her customers.
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Elvia tiene 40 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo e hijos en el distrito de Cayalti, una comunidad que se dedica a la agricultura, comercio y ganadería, ubicada en la Provincia de Chiclayo que pertenece a la Región Lambayeque, costa norte del Perú.

Ella se dedica a la crianza y venta de cerdos, desde hace más de 6 años, su negocio se encuentra ubicado en la parte posterior a su domicilio, ha solicitado un préstamo de 2 000 nuevos soles para la compra de calaminas para construir y techar los corrales donde se dedica a la crianza de cerdos y de esta manera tener una mejor producción para ofrecer a sus clientes.

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This product was created to assist Edpyme Alternativa to expand their reach into rural areas of Northern Peru in order to attend more underserved populations. Kiva funding allows the institution to access the Northern areas of the Piura, Lambayeque, and Cajamarca regions, which are generally too costly to serve and therefore less attended by financial institutions.  


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Elvia to buy corrugated metal sheets to build a roof for the barn where she raises her animals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2014
Apr 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015