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Elena Paricia
Elena is a member of the community banking group - El Roble. She's separated and has 2 children - 19 and 18 years old. She sells fruit for a living and has always worked in this business. She sells her own merchandise and distributes it. Since Elena has been receiving loans, she has improved and invested and now, has more merchandise to sell.

Elena needs a loan of 800 soles - money that will be invested in the purchase of fruit from the forest. Elena dreams of being able to provide her children with an education.

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Elena es socia del Banco Comunal El Roble, es separada y tiene 2 hijos de 19 y 18 años. Su negocio es la venta de frutas, ha trabajado siempre en este negocio. Ella vende su misma mercadería y la distribuye. Elena desde que recibe los préstamos ha mejorado, ha invertido y tiene mas mercaderia para vender.

Elena necesita un préstamo de 800 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra de las frutas de la selva. Elena sueña con poder hacer estudiar a sus hijos.

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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
  • 51
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Elena Paricia elena needs a loan of 800 soles - money that will be invested in the purchase of fruit from the forest.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2008
Oct 27, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009