Albina belongs to the Aleli Village Bank. She is a 44-year-old widow and has four children. She sells sweets, gelatines and lollipops which she makes. She works every day from 7 am to 6 pm in the Fe y Alegría school’s door in her district and she is a mobile seller.
Albina needs a 1750 soles ($US625) loan to buy chocolate, biscuits, gelatine, toffees and fizzy drinks.
She would like to expand her business, have her own capital and she wants her children to be professionals.
About FINCA PeruThis 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.
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