Meribeth is a member of the Wiñarisun community bank. She is 24 years old and married. She has a 4 year-old child and is expecting a baby. Meribeth is a trader who sells men's, women's and children's clothes. She takes her products to sell in San Francisco and surrounding areas. She learned this business from her sisters who sell clothes in the market in San Miguel, Tambo and are also members of Finca.
Meribeth is teaching herself by selling her products in the markets. She likes Finca for the loans that they provide and the fact that she can save. She learns a lot in the training sessions about family, business and women's rights.
Meribeth's dream is to be able to finish her studies, for her business to grow and to be able to educate her children.
Meribeth es socia del Banco Comunal Wiñarisun, es casada, tiene 24 años, un hijo de 4 años y un bebe que esta esperando. Meribeth es feriante se dedica a la venta de ropa para damas caballeros y niños, lo lleva a la selva de San Francisco y sus anexos, aprendió de este negocio de sus hermanas que venden ropa en la feria de San Miguel, Tambo y son socias de Finca.
Meribeth, vendiendo en la ferias se está auto educando, le gusta Finca por los créditos que le facilitan y puede ahorrar, aprende mucho en las capacitaciones sobre la familia, negocio, derechos de la mujer.
Su sueño es poder terminar sus estudios, que su negocio crezca y poder educar a sus hijos.
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.