Susana is a member of the Force and Power village bank. She is 44 years old and has three children who are 15, 10, and 6 and who all go to school.
Susana owns a curtain-making shop but also sells beauty products from a catalog. She needs a loan of 1000 soles in order to buy more beauty products as well as shower and window curtains. Her dream is to build a house for herself where she can live and run her business.
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.