Maria is married and lives in a rented home. She has three children who are in school. Maria belongs to the community bank Llapanchik which means "all of us" in Quechua. Maria has a spare parts store in a rented store-front and she works there every day. Her business is tied to her husband's business as a mechanic and his mechanic's shop is her principal customer. Maria wants to have her own independent shop so that she can expand her business and have good management. She acquires her products in Lima. Maria dreams with building her own home and that her children will succeed. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of spare parts for cars.
Maria es casada, vive en casa alquilada, tiene 3 hijos que estudian, Maria pertenece al Banco Comunal Llapanchik que significa Todos en quechua.
Maria tiene una tienda de repuestos en un local alquilado, negocio que esta articulado con el negocio de su esposo que es mecánico y tiene su taller mecánico, siendo su principal consumidor, actividad que realiza todos los días, Maria desea tener un local independiente para ampliar su negocio y tener una buena administración, sus productos los adquiere de la ciudad de Lima. Maria sueña con construir su casa y que sus hijos salgan adelante. El préstamo que obtendrá será invertido en la compra de repuestos de carro.
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.