Claudia is partner of the Orcasitas II village bank, and is 60 years of age. She is a married mother of seven children, and has been a partner of FINCA Perú for 17 years. She works making bricks.
Throughout the time that she has been a member, and thanks to the training she receives from her village bank, she has learned a lot about how to save and be responsible with her financial investments. She is grateful to the institution for the support and loan facilities they provide, and says that thanks to this her children are professionals – she has one son who is a doctor. Her next goal is to open a store. She plans to use this loan to buy supplies to make bricks.
Claudia es socia del Bancomunal Orcasitas II y tiene 60 años de edad. Es casada y madre de 7 hijos y es socia de FINCA Perú hace 17 años. Se dedica a la fabricación de ladrillos. Durante todo este tiempo como socia y gracias a las capacitaciones que recibe en su Bancomunal ella ha aprendido mucho sobre todo a como ahorrar y ser responsable con sus inversiones financieras. Ella está agradecida con la Institución por todo el apoyo y las facilidades de préstamo que le brindan, ella dice que gracias a ello sus hijos son profesionales, uno de ellos es médico. Su próxima meta es abrir una tienda. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de insumos para la fabricación de ladrillos.
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.