María is a member of the Llanpachik community bank. She is 44 years old, married, and has three children aged 18, 17 and 9. Her older children have just finished high school and want to go to San Cristóbal University in Ayacucho. Maria has had a lot of problems with her husband in the past. Now they get on much better and she feels more certain knowing that she has her own source of income and savings. María's dream is to buy a plot of land and to see her children become professionals.
María es socia del Banco Comunal Llapanchik, tiene 44 años, es casada y tiene tres hijos de 18, 17 y 9. Sus hijos mayores acaban de terminar la secundaria y quieren ir a la Universidad San Cristóbal en Ayacucho.
Maria ha tenido muchos problemas con su cónyuge antiguamente, ahora, ella y él se llevan mucho mejor y se siente más seguro sabiendo que ella tiene su propia fuente de ingresos y ahorros.
El sueño de María es comprar un terreno y ver a sus hijos sean profesionales.
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.