Alicia is a member of the Violeta Village Bank. She is a single mother of two and has her own business selling popcorn. With her loan, she will purchase corn, butter and sugar. Alicia is saving to ensure her children remain in school to become professionals. She would also like to improve her business and purchase a small cart to sell popcorn.
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.