Jesusa is a member of the Morenita Huamanga Village Bank. She is 53 years old and is married, with four children. She has a stand at the April 12th Market, where she sells dry goods and ground spices that she prepares herself very early in the morning. She is requesting a loan to buy rice and sugar. Her dreams are to educate her children so that they graduate with professional degrees and to expand her business.
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.