Carmen is a member of the communal bank Generosidad. She is 29 years old and has a son. She sells gas for a living and has been a member of Finca Perú for three years. She was able to increase her capital thanks to training courses which taught her about the tools she needed for her business to get ahead. She also learned about responsibility and honesty. The loan will be used to buy gas cylinders.
Carmen es socia del Banco Comunal Generosidad, tiene 29 años, es madre de 1 hijo, se dedica la venta de gas, es socia de Finca Perú desde hace 3 años, ella pudo aumentar su capital gracias a las capacitaciones, donde le enseñaron a tener las herramientas para que su negocio progrese, también aprendió sobre la responsabilidad y la honradez, ahora con el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de balones de gas.
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.