Paulina is a member of the Orcasitas II community bank. She is 46 years old, married, and the mother of two children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 10 years and owns a grocery store. She likes being a member of her community bank because she enjoys herself and shares experiences with her fellow group members. Above all, she learns a lot from the training that she receives there. She comments that they are life lessons, above all if you put them into practice. Thanks to FINCA's loans, she has been able to finish building her home and increase her business. Her goal, in common with that of all mothers, is to provide her children with a college education. She will invest the loan that she is requesting in buying groceries for her store so that she can further increase her profits.
Paulina es socia del Bancomunal Orcasitas II y tiene 46 años de edad, es casada y madre de 2 hijos. Es socia de Finca Perú hace 10 años y es dueña de una tienda de abarrotes. Le gusta ser parte de su Bancomunal ya que se distrae y comparte experiencias entre las socias, y sobre todo aprende mucho con las capacitaciones que recibe allí, ella comenta que son lecciones para la vida sobre todo si las pones en práctica. Gracias a las facilidades de préstamo que le ofrece FINCA logró el acabado de su vivienda y el incremento de su negocio. Su meta como toda madre es brindar una educación profesional a sus hijos.El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes para su tienda y así aumentar más sus ganancias.
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.