Judith is 32 years old, married, and has two children, aged 15 and 9. She has a small grocery store in Ayacucho and will be using her loan of 2,100 nuevos soles to buy new products to stock the store. Judith was invited to FINCA Peru by a friend when she was 18 years old and has been a member for 14 years. She enjoys the regular meetings and training that FINCA provides, and would like to save enough money to buy land or a house in Ayacucho.
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.