Gladus is a member of the Hormigas Community Bank. She is 32 years old and is married. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for one year and is the owner of a grocery shop. Through her work with the institution, Gladys has learned to manager her money carefully and invest it in her business, to be responsible and to pay her loans punctually. Her dream for the future is to have a chain of stores and, in this way, support her family financially. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of groceries for her business like rice, sugar, noodles, beans, oil, drinks, etc.
Gladys es socia del Bancomunal Hormigas, tiene 32 años de edad y es casada. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 1 año y es dueña de una tienda de abarrotes. A través de su trabajo con la institución Gladys ha aprendido a administrar cuidadosamente su dinero e invertirlo en su negocio, a ser responsable y a pagar puntualmente sus préstamos. Su sueño para el futuro es de tener una cadena de tiendas y de esa manera apoyar a su familia financieramente. El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de abarrotes para su negocio como arroz, azúcar, fideos, menestras, aceite, bebidas,etc.
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.