Total loan: $500


Nueva Cajamarca, Rioja - San Martin, San Martín, Peru / Food

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A loan helped Buy a variety of fruits to sell.

Alejandrina's story

Alejandrina belongs to the Communal Bank “Las Violetas II.” She lives in the San Martín region, Rioja province, Nueva Cajamarca district. She sells fruit. Her business is located in the market of her community. With this loan for S/. 1,500.00, which will be repaid in 6 months, she will buy diverse fruits of the region such as oranges, mandarin oranges, passion fruit, coconuts, bunches of bananas and plantains, avocados, papayas, eggs and in this way she will be able to supply her fruit stand and satisfy her customer’s demands. Alejandrina is 48 years old, mother of 4 children, one of whom is now independent and now she lives with her 3 children and spouse who is a temporary construction employee. Her goals is to open another business such as selling clothing.

Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva Volunteer