Tarcila is married and has 4 children, all of whom live away from home. She runs the administrative and customer service siD. of the business, and her husband does most of the manual labor, which includes measuring, cutting, and filing glass to customer’s specific orders. He says all their work is custom maD., and sometimes requires ordering specialty glass.
Tarcila hopes to receive a loan for $700 dollars. She explains this money would be used to knock down on of the walls in the shop to expand the space and reduce clutter. She has been dreaming of this project ever since moving to the large storefront several years ago. As her clientele continues to expand, she says the space is much needed.
About FINCA PeruThis 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.
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