Juana is a member of the Santa Rita Communal Bank. She is 42 years old and makes a living selling plants. She has 4 children and has been a member of Finca Perú for more than 10 years. Juana has learned about saving and how to educate her family thanks to the training she has received at her communal bank. She has also learned to be responsible and punctual. Juana will use the loan to purchase plants in the province of Huancayo, which she will then sell in her home province of Huamanga.
Juana es socia del Banco Comunal Santa Rita, tiene 42 años, se dedica a la venta de plantas, es madre de 4 hijos y es socia de Finca Perú desde hace más de 10 años, gracias a las capacitaciones que ha recibido en su Banco Comunal ha aprendido sobre el ahorro y como educar a su familia, también aprendió sobre la responsabilidad y la puntualidad. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá comprando plantas de Huancayo para venderlos en Huamanga.
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.