Olga is a member of the Communal Bank "Sarita". She is 28 years old, in a common-law relationship, and has a young son. Olga has been with FINCA Peru for six months. She sells vegetables wholesale at the market. Olga is pleased to be part of her Communal Bank, where she knows many of her friends and gets to talk about their situations in life. She greatly enjoys the training classes offered by her Communal Bank because they have taught her how to be responsible and to avoid pessimism when faced with any adversity in life. Her goal is to acquire her own vending post at the market.
The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of vegetables in bulk so that she can sell them at the market.
Olga es socia del Bancomunal Sarita, tiene 28 años de edad, es conviviente y tiene un pequeño hijo; es socia de FINCA Perú hace 6 meses. Se dedica a la venta de verduras en general al por mayor en el mercado. Ella está feliz de pertenecer a su Bancomunal, allí conoció muchas amigas con las que conversan sobre sus situaciones de la vida. Le gusta mucho las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ya que ellas le enseñaron a ser responsable y a no ser pesimista ante cualquier adversidad de la vida. Su meta es tener un puesto propio en el mercado. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de verduras al por mayor para venderlas en el mercado.
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.