Esther is a member of the Atinchik community bank and has been a member of FINCA Peru for 11 years. She used to work at a market stall, but thanks to the loans that she has received, she has a photocopier. She feels very good about everything she has accomplished, because she could purchase land and build a house. Now, she is very happy and calm.
She will use the loan money to improve her small bookstore. She says that the trainings have helped her a lot and taught her how to save, which has produced everything she has today.
Esther es socia del Banco Comunal Atinchik, es socia del FINCA Peru desde hace 11 años, ella era feriante pero ahora gracias a los préstamo que ha recibido tiene una fotocopiadora, se siente muy bien con todo lo que ha logrado porque pudo comprar un terreno y construyó se casa, ahora ella esta muy feliz y tranquila el dinero de su préstamo lo utilizará para poder mejora su pequeña Librería, ella dice que le ayudaron mucho las capacitaciones y le enseñaron a poder ahorrar, producto de ello es todo lo que tiene ahora.
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.