Luz joined FINCA Peru three years ago after being invited by another member. She enjoys being part of the group because the other women have helped her with the loans, taught her how to work, and showed her how to save. With one of her loans, she was able to buy a car for her work. Now she is saving so that she can maintain her home, which has been affected by the constant rains in Ayacucho. Her dreams include seeing her business continue to prosper and proceeding with the construction of her house.
About FINCA PeruThis 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.
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