Roberta is a member of the Nobleza (“Nobility”) Village Bank. She is 31 years old and lives with her partner and their four children. She and her husband sell construction materials like sand, stones and bricks, which they deliver to customers’ homes and workplaces. Roberta also has two rented spaces where she stores her products. Roberta is requesting a loan to buy sand and stones. Roberta’s dreams are to educate her children and to own a car to transport her wares.
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.