A loan of $725 helped purchase of fruits and vegetables to expand business sales in the market.


Ana Mery's story

Ana Mery is 32 years old and a mother who lives with her husband and children in the agriculture district of Olmos, an area located in the Lambayeque district, an hour and forty-five minutes from the city of Chiclayo.

For 10 years she has worked selling fruits and vegetables from a stand located in the Olmos market. This business has allowed her to help her husband with the family expenses for all of the years they have been together. She has always had very good reception from customers as this market not only reach the people of the village but from different villages surrounding it, many of which are up to an hour away. Ana wants to maintain a permanent stock in her business to better respond to the demand of her customers. Because of this she has decided to request a loan of 2000 soles from Edpyme Alternativa. Ana is a very hardworking and enterprising person. People who know her have great esteem and affection. Previously she has worked with Edypme Alternativa and has proven responsibility with her payments.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Dina Bach


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