Zenaida is a member of Azucenas (White Lilies) Communal Bank, she is 60 years old, she is a widow and she has 5 children. She has been a member of FINCA Peru for 7 years, and she owns a car with which she has started a passengers transportation company that she manages. She says that thanks to FINCA Peru she has succeeded in having her house built, because of the good terms of the loans they grant her; she also likes attending the meetings of her Communal Bank where she learns a lot by exchanging experiences with the other members. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy tyres and to pay for the maintenance of her vehicle.
Zenaida es socia del Banco Comunal Azucenas y tiene 60 años de edad, es viuda y madre de 5 hijos. Es socia de FINCA Perú hace 7 años, y es dueña de un vehículo con el cual ha empezó una empresa de transportes de pasajeros que ella administra. Ella dice que gracias a FINCA Perú logró construir su casa, ya que le brindan facilidades de préstamo, también le gusta asistir a las reuniones de su Banco Comunal donde aprende mucho intercambiando experiencias con las demás socias El préstamo que solicita lo invertirá en la compra de llantas y en el mantenimiento de su vehículo.
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.