María has been a member of the Anabella communal bank for 4 years. What she likes best about it are the meetings and the fuss-free loans.
She is married and has 6 children, 5 of whom are students. María has a grocery store in her home where she sells assorted groceries, vegetables and meats. In addition, she also has Internet access booths there. She runs both businesses by herself. She also makes "chocotejas" on order [A teja is a candy filled with "manjarblanco" (a sweet, white spread or pastry filling made with milk) and coated with a fondant-like shell. When this shell is made with chocolate, the candy is called chocoteja]
María needs a 1750 sol loan to buy rice and sugar.
She dreams with having a large store, with being a wholesaler, and with having her own capital.
Maria es socia del Banco Comunal Anabella hace 4 años y lo que mas le agrada son las reuniones y los prestamos fáciles.
Maria es casada y tiene 6 hijos de los cuales 5 estudian, Maria tiene una tienda en su casa en donde vende abarrotes en general, verduras, carnes, además Maria tiene cabinas de Internet en el mismo lugar, la administración de estos negocios los realiza sola. Además Maria prepara chocotejas que vende a pedido.
Maria necesita un préstamo de 1750 soles para la compra de arroz, azúcar.
Maria sueña con tener una bodega grande, ser mayorista y tener capital propio.
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.