Rita is a member of the 'Arco Iris' (Rainbow) community bank. She is 32 years old and sells cereals in open-air markets. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for four years. Rita also runs a farm which she and her husband own. Rita always values everything FINCA Peru give her. With the loans, she has learned how to invest wisely and have more capital available. She has also been able to continue educating her children. FINCA taught her how to run her business and she has therefore been able to make progress during the four years she has been with them. She has seen her financial situation improve. Rita will invest the loan that she is currently requesting in buying a cow and alfalfa with which to fatten it.
Rita es socia del Banco Comunal Arco Iris, tiene 32 años, ella es feriante de cereales, es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 4 años, Rita también maneja una chacra que tiene con su esposo, Rita siempre valora todo lo que Finca Perú le da, con los préstamos ella aprendió a poder invertirlo bien y tener mas capital, también pudo seguir educando a sus hijos, le enseñaron como administrar su negocio, y así pudo progresar en estos 4 años que esta en Finca Perú ha podido ver la mejoría de su situación económica, el préstamo que solicita ahora lo invertirá en la compra de una vaca y alfalfa para poder engordarla.
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.