Irma belongs to the Medalla Milagrosa Village Bank and lives in Pamplona Alta in San Juan D. Miraflores.
She is married and has 5 children and 2 grandchildren. She sells clothes which she gives to her friends at home. She also learned to make pullovers, a business that helped her to educate her children and have another income for the household. One of her daughter's is abroad at the moment and helps her with the business.
Irma is soliciting a 3000 soles loan so as to purchase more merchandise, pullovers and vests to take advantage of the season.
Now her children are grown-ups, they help her but Irma still has dreams and aims to achieve, such as setting up a business in her own house. She would like to have a bookstore and proviD. a photocopying service.
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.