Cirila belongs to the Llapanchik communal bank, which means “Everyone” in Quechua. Cirila is single, she is 39 years old, and has 2 children who are in school. She lives in a rented house and dreams of having a piece of land where she can build her house and open a store.
Cirila travels to the different markets in the region two times per week and sells fruits and vegetables. At those markets she buys grains, livestock animals, and potatoes, which she sells in the city of Ayacucho. Cirila needs a loan of PEN 2,400.00 to buy sheep and potatoes
Cirila pertenece al Banco Comunal Llapanchik que significa Todos en quechua. Cirila es soltera, tiene 39 años y 2 hijos que están estudiando, vive en casa alquilada y sueña con tener un terreno para construir su casa e implementar una tienda.
Cirila viaja a las diferentes ferias de la región dos veces por semana en donde vende frutas y verduras y de las ferias compra cereales, animales, papa, productos que comercializa en la ciudad de Ayacucho. Cirila necesita un préstamo de 2400 soles para la compra de oveja y papa.
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.