Merli is a member of the Ccori Soncco communal bank. She is 26, single, and does not have children.
She sells women’s clothes. She now has a store, and she is proud because she is getting ahead by herself. Thanks to Finca she is getting an education at an Institute where she is studying the career of accounting. She also says that her business improved with savings and with the loan that she easily received.
Thanks to this she has purchased her cabinets and display cases. She learned to be punctual, responsible, and to get ahead by herself.
She will use the loan she is now requesting to buy clothes, stuffed animals, wallets, and accessories for Valentine’s Day.
Merli es socia del Banco Comunal Ccori Soncco, tiene la edad de 26 años, no tiene hijos, es soltera, se dedica a la venta de ropa de mujeres, ahora tiene su tiendita, esta orgullosa porque esta saliendo adelante sola, gracias a Finca se esta educando sola en un Instituto donde estudia la carrera de contabilidad, también dice que mejoro su negocio por los ahorros y préstamo que ha recibido con facilidad, gracias a ello se ha comprado sus exhibidores y vitrinas, aprendió la puntualidad, responsabilidad y a salir adelante sola, el préstamo que solicita ahora lo invertirá en compra de ropas, peluches, carteras y accesorios por temporada de día de san Valentín.
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.