Lending Institution Partnership
In Peru, Edify partners with ADRA Peru, one of the leading non-governmental relief organizations in the world. ADRA works with long-term sustainable development projects in order to provide benefits to people in poverty, extreme poverty and high social risk situations. It is part of the ADRA International Network, operating in approximately 120 countries.
ADRA has worked in Peru since 1965, serving and caring for those in need, promoting their integral development and looking for a compromise through actions of mercy without regard to their ethnic, political, or religious association.
|Bettina Gomez Garcia, Program Director, Peru|
Bettina has more than 25 years of experience as an investment advisor where she worked in developing strategic plans, market research, process design, marketing, implementation and funding sources, completing more than 750 feasibility studies for 120 companies.
Her work has also taking her into the field of education and has taught at well-respected Peruvian Universities. At the Universidad del Pacifico, she received the “Best Professor” award for 10 consecutive years. She also served as the Director for the Executive Education Program of Universidad del Pacifico, which had an enrollment of with 7,200 students at the time.
She served as the Corporate Learning Manager for Belcorp where she provided strategic oversight for the training of 850,000 beauty consultants in 14 countries as well as the development of the corporate team.
Bettina believes in young people and has trained roughly 3,000 young Christian entrepreneurs in business skills over the last 8 years. She serves as a teacher in the Biblical Seminar of Camino de Vida Church.
Bettina also worked with International NGOs such as Swiss Contact, United States International Development –USAID, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank – IDB. She has experience working with government institutions with direct experience at the Peruvian Congress and Superior Court of Justice.
|Joel Cuadra, Christian Transformation and Training Officer|
Joel graduated with a degree in marketing from the IPAE Business School in Peru. He has more than 6 years of work experience in marketing, administration and communications in both the private and not-for profit sectors such as with Operation Blessing International in Peru. He is working on a secondary degree in business administration at San Ignacio de Loyola University. He is skilled at negotiation, coordination, and implementing marketing plans. He has ample fieldwork in Lima and other parts of Peru.