Lidia is a member of the Aleli Village Bank. Lidia is 40 years old and married with three children. Lidia sells food from a cart from her home, located in the Conchopata neighborhood. Her specialty is Salchipollos (sausage and chicken). She works from 4pm to 11pm. She and her husband also own a car, which her husband uses as a taxi. Lidia needs a loan of 1500 soles to buy oil, cream, mustard, chicken and potatoes. Lidia dreams of providing her children with a good education and dreams that they will grow up to be professionals. She would also like to build a second floor onto her house and buy another car.
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.