Luzmila is requesting a loan of 2100 soles to buy sugar, shredded coconut and fresh milk. She will buy the milk from dairy farmers from the Alpachaca region, who deliver it to her the day before she plans to make ice cream so that she can mix it with the other ingredients and chill the mixture overnight.
Luzmila’s goal for the future is to finish paying off a plot of land she is buying, on which she hopes eventually to build a house someday.
About FINCA PeruThis 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.
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