Marithza is a member of the Paraíso (Paradise) Village Bank. Marithza is 21 years old, single, and lives with her parents. Marithza sells catalog cosmetics on credit to her family and friends. Marithza also travels to different markets to sell sweets. Marithza needs a loan of 600 soles to buy cosmetics. Marithza dreams of building her own house, of having a store, and of going to school to study accounting.
Translated from Spanish by Cynthia McMurry, Kiva Fellow
Marithza es socia del Banco Comunal Paraíso.
Marithza es soltera, tiene 21 años y vive con sus padres, Marithza vende cosméticos por catálogos a amigos familiares al crédito. Además Maritza viaja a las diferentes ferias en donde vende golosinas.
Marithza necesita un préstamo de 600 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de cosméticos.
Los sueños de Marithza son construir su casa, tener una tienda y estudiar contabilidad.
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.