A loan of $400 helped to pay for for her daughter’s college education.


Florentina's story

Florentina is a member of the Imasumacc communal bank. She is 52 years old, and she has three children. Florentina has been a member of FINCA Perú for 16 years. She sells wholesale vegetables, and she also has a small store in her house.

She is grateful for the courses that were provided to her in her communal bank. She learned to have self-esteem and to work without getting discouraged. She is delighted to go to her communal bank’s meetings because they are very important to her, and she enjoys it after so much work.

She is very happy about the things she has been able to achieve as a person. She is also happy to be able to give one of her daughters a college education. She says that FINCA Perú has a lot to do with her achievements.

Florentina will use the loan for her daughter’s college education.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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