Clemencia is a member of the "Señor de Huanca" communal bank. She is 41 and has two children. She has been a member of Finca Peru for more than ten years. She sells cell phones and also has a grocery store.
She began with her store, and has managed to expand her merchandise and start another business, this one involving cell phones. Thanks to her savings with Finca Peru, Clemencia bought a piece of land, and was able to educate her children. She will use the current loan to buy groceries as well as cell phone accessories.
Clemencia es socia del Banco Comunal Señor de Huanca, tiene 41 años y 2 hijos. Cemencia es socia de FINCA Perú hace más de 10 años y se dedica a la venta de celulares y también tiene su tienda de abarrotes. Ella empezó con su tienda, y ha logrado incrementar su mercadería y empezar otro negocio de celulares. Gracias a sus ahorros con FINCA Perú, Clemencia compró su terreno y pudo educar a sus hijos. El préstamo actual lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes y en la compra de accesorios para celulares.
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.