Fabiana is a member of the “Urpicha” communal bank. She’s 53 years old, married and the mother of five children. She owns a pool hall. She was one of the communal bank’s founding members; she’s been a member of it for 15 years. Fabiana used to sell snacks at schools from a pushcart. She set goals to grow in her business and to figure out what was best for her. Thanks to that she was able to open a pool hall where she does quite well. Now, with the loan she’ll get she will buy a sandwich cart. One of her goals is that her children complete higher education.
Fabiana es socia del Banco Comunal Urpicha, tiene 53 años, es casada y madre de 5 hijos.
Fabiana es dueña de un salón de billar, ella fue una de las fundadoras de su Banco Comunal al que pertenece desde hace 15 años. Fabiana antes vendía en carretilla golosinas a colegios, se fijó metas de crecer en su negocio y ver lo que mas le conviene, gracias a ello pudo abrir un billar en el cual le va muy bien, ahora con el préstamo que recibirá comprará un carrito sandwichero, una de sus metas es lograr que sus hijos culminen sus estudios superiores.
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.