Vilma is a member of the Tarpuy communal bank. She is 44 years old and sells clothing and shoes. She is married and the mother of 4 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 10 years and during this time she has been able to learn the right way to get her business growing. She started selling clothing and shoes after having surgery, because it's lighter work. She feels very good at FINCA, since they provide her with training and loans. She will use this loan to purchase shoes.
Vilma es socia del Banco Comunal Tarpuy, tiene 44 años, se dedica a la venta de ropa y zapatos, es madre de 4 hijos, es casada y socia de Finca Perú desde hace 10 años, en todo este tiempo ella pudo aprender la forma correcta para hacer que su negocio pueda crecer, después de una operación que tuvo empezó a dedicarse a la venta de zapatos y ropa porque es un trabajo mas liviano, se siente muy bien en Finca, por todo lo que le brindan las capacitaciones y los préstamos, ahora el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de zapatos.
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.