Elva is a member of the Prosperidad community bank. She is 40 years old and owns a transport business. She also sells aggregates. She is the mother of two children and has been a member of Finca Peru for 11 years. She started out running a grocery store and traveling to street markets. She changed business and started selling aggregates. She was able to buy her cars with the help of Finca because they taught her to save. She is grateful for the trust that is placed in her and for the help that she has had in establishing a good credit record. She will invest her current loan in buying fuel. Elva's biggest goal is to build her house.
Elva es socia del Banco Comunal Prosperidad, tiene 40 años, ella es dueña de un empresa de transporte y flete además vende agregados, es madre de 2 niños, es socia de Finca Peru desde hace 11 años, ella empezó con una tienda de abarrotes y viajaba a las ferias, y cambio de negocio a la de los agregados y se pudo comprar sus carros con la ayuda de Finca y porque le enseñaron a poder ahorrar, agradece la confianza que le brindan, le ayudan a poder tener un historial crediticio bueno, ahora el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de combustible, su gran meta es poder construir su casa.
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.