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Elizabeth is a member of the Qory Qaytu (“Thread of Gold” in Quechua) Village Bank. Elizabeth is 28 years old and is married with two children. Elizabeth runs a store from her home in the Conchopata neighborhood, where she sells dry goods, vegetables, meat, drinks and ice cream. She works every day.

Elizabeth needs a loan of 1000 soles to buy rice and sugar. Elizabeth dreams of having a larger business, of offering a wider variety of merchandise, and of saving enough for her children to overcome the obstacles in their lives.

Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow

Elizabeth es socia del Banco Comunal Qory Qaytu que significa Hilo de Oro en quechua.
Elizabeth es casada, tiene 28 años y 2 hijos, Elizabeth tiene una tienda en su casa ubicada en el barrio de Conchopata, en donde vende abarrotes, verduras, carnes, bebidas, helados, actividad que realiza todos los días.
Elizabeth necesita un préstamo de 1000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, azúcar.
Elizabeth sueña con tener un negocio mas grande, surtido, ahorrar lo suficiente para que sus hijos se superen.

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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
  • 104
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,923,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD