A loan of $375 helped to buy basic goods to expand her business.


Ursula's story

Ursula is 49 years old, has been separated for 10 years and lives with her children in Guaraguaos, a rural zone in the district of TambogranD., an agricultural area known for growing fruits for exportation. The district belongs to the province of Piura and is located in the region of Piura, more than three hours from the city of Chiclayo, the capital of the region of Lambayeque.

Ursula began her business selling basic goods and groceries in order to help her family get ahead. The business is located in her home. Ursula offers her neighbors all types of daily use products which they would ordinarily have to travel to the town of TambogranD. to get. She also raises and sells sheep and poultry to sell to businessmen that are present in the area where she lives.

Ursula makes an effort each day to help her family get ahead. For this reason, she also makes an effort to offer her clients high quality products and good service. Her efforts are bringing results and her clientele is increasing more and more. To satisfy the growing demand, she is requesting a loan of 1000 PEN for the first time from Edpyme Alternativa to invest in buying products to expand her business.

Ursula is a hardworking woman. Each day she makes an effort to help her children get ahead and to offer them a better quality of life. In the area where she lives, her neighbors and acquaintances consider her to be a calm and responsible woman.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Anne Rodriguez


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