Victoria is a member of the Capuli community bank. She is 37 years old and the mother four children (three sons and one young daughter). She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 12 years and her business is selling cheese. Victoria says that, over the years, she has learned how to save and how to be responsible and punctual. Her dream is to provide her children with a college education so that they can become professionals one day. She will invest the loan that she is requesting in buying meat so that she can grow her business which currently sells cheese.
Victoria es socia del Bancomunal Capuli y tiene 37 años de edad, y es madre de cuatro hijos (tres hijos varones y una mujercita). Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 12 años y se dedica a la venta de queso. Ella manifiesta que en todo este tiempo como ha aprendido a ahorrar, a ser responsable y puntual. Su sueño poder brindarles una educación superior a sus hijos para que puedan ser profesionales un día. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de carne para que crezca su negocio donde ya vende quesos.
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.