A loan of $725 helped to buy foodstuff like rice, milk, legumes to stock his grocery store.

Doroteo's story

Doroteo is 55 years old. He lifes with his wife and children in Pomahuaca, a district characterized by a warm climate and the cultivation of fruit. Pomahuaca belongs to the province of Jaén in the northern mountains of Peru.

Doroteo has a small grocery store where he sells foodstuff. He also sells fruits of the season in the markets of the city of Chiclayo and in addition he offers transportation services with his mototaxi, taking his customers from Pomahuaca to the neighboring villages.

He has requested a loan of 2,000 nuevos soles which he wants to use to buy foodstuff, rice, milk, and legumes, in order to increase his income for his family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Vaethjunker

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