Mirtha is a member of the “Buena Suerte” (Good Luck) communal bank. She is 55 years old, married, and has two children. She has been a member of FINCA Perú for ten years. She owns a grocery store.
She is proud of her daughters because they are university students. She likes to attend her communal bank’s meetings because they teach her to be responsible and to not be pessimistic.
She is grateful to the institution for the good terms of the loans they offer her. Thanks to the loans, she managed to build her home. She will use the requested new loan to buy groceries in order to stock her business.
Mirtha es socia del Bancomunal Buena Suerte, tiene 55 años de edad, es casada y madre de dos hijos, es socia de FINCA Perú hace 10 años. Es dueña de una tienda de abarrotes, se siente orgullosa de sus hijas porque son universitarias, le gusta asistir a las reuniones de su Bancomunal porque le enseñaron a ser responsable y no ser pesimista. Está agradecida con la Institución por todas las facilidades de préstamos que le ofrecen y gracias a ello logro construir su vivienda. El nuevo préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes para surtir su negocio.
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.