Ruth is 28, married and has 2 children. She and her husband sell bicycles in a rented store located near the central market. Ruth started this business 5 years ago in a street market and now they have a store where they offer repair services. This loan will be invested in the purchase of bicycle spare parts. Ruth's dream is to have a plot of land to build her house because they currently live in the home of her parents-in-law.
Ruth es casada, tiene 28 años y 2 hijos, Ruth junto a su esposo se dedican a la venta de bicicletas en un local alquilado ubicado cerca del mercado central, Ruth inicio su negocio hace 5 años de manera ambulatoria y ahora ya tiene su local, en donde también brinda el servicio de reparaciones. Su préstamo será invertido en la compra de repuestos de bicicletas.
El sueño de Ruth son tener un terreno para la construcción de su casa porque ahora vive en la casa de sus suegros.
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.