A loan of $525 helped to buy ingredients for the making of bread.

Anita Del Carmen's story

Anita is 20 years old, she is single and lives with her father, her brothers and her step mother in the district of Nueva Arica, a district in the rural zone located an hour and a half from the city of Chiclayo.

Anita supports her father in the bread making business, some months ago her father let her take on her own clients. She has begun making bread and distributing it to the stores of Nueva Arica and the nearby areas. The business has done very well and now she strives daily to keep going.

Anita's work begins very early, at four in the morning, at this hour she helps her father to bake the bread and, at six to split the distribution. The dough is prepared the night before. Anita wishes to increase her business with the purchase of more ingredients to continue making bread, this is why she is asking for a loan for the first time from Edpyme Alternativa a loan of 1500 Nuevos Soles.

Anita is young, hardworking and earnest. Her dream is to be able to start a store with the savings of her business, she imagines it with her father.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kelly McKinnon

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