Juana is a member of the Ayni II Village Bank. Juana is 65 years old and separated, with two children. She has a store on a centrally located street in the city of Ayacucho where she rents wedding dresses, party dresses and suits. She also has a workshop where she sews clothing in the same location. She has several employees who help her sew. Juana needs a loan of 2500 PEN to buy a variety of fabrics. Juana dreams of buying more sewing machines for her workshop and of traveling to different places to relax.
Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva fellow
Juana es socia del Banco Comunal Ayni II.
Juana es separada, tiene 65 años y 2 hijos, Juana tiene una tienda en una calle céntrica de la ciudad de Ayacucho, en donde alquila vestidos de novia, de fiesta, ternos, además tiene un taller de confección de prendas de vestir que esta en el mismo lugar, actividad que realiza con la ayuda de un personal.
Juana necesita un préstamo de 2500 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de telas variadas.
Juana sueña con implementar con mas maquinas su taller y viajar a distintos lugares para descansar.
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.