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Renee Elva
Elva is a member of the Sumaq Huayta Village Bank; “Sumaq Huayta” means “Beautiful Flower” in Quechua. Elva is 30 years old and lives with her common-law husband and their two children. Elva has a workshop where she sews custom clothing, located in the Jesus Nazareno Market. Elva and her husband own three stands where they sell pre-made clothing and shoes. Elva needs a loan of 3000 soles to buy underwear, socks, T-shirts and baby clothes. Elva dreams that her children will graduate from college with professional degrees, of expanding her workshop, and of buying all of the necessary machinery.

Elva es socia del Banco Comunal Sumaq Huayta que significa Linda Flor.

Elva es conviviente, tiene 30 años y 2 hijos, Elva tiene un taller de confecciones de prendas de vestir que esta ubicado en el mercado Jesús Nazareno, confecciona prendas sobre medida, Elva tiene 3 puestos en donde vende ropa hecha, calzados, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de su esposo.

Elva necesita un préstamo de 3000 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de ropas interiores, medias, polos y ropa de bebe.

Elva sueña con que sus hijos sean profesionales, ampliar su taller e implementar con toda la maquinaria necesaria.

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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
  • 38
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,487,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Renee Elva buy underwear, socks, t-shirts and baby clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2008
Dec 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009