A loan of $725 helped to buy more ingredients to prepare food.

Juana's story

Juana is a 55 year old single mother who lives in the sector of Los Aguilares in the district of Pitipo, which is in the province of Fereñafe less than an hour from the city of Chiclayo, the caiptal of the region of Lambayeque.

She sells food at a stall in the market in the neighborhood where she lives. The business is very well-received thanks to the good seasoning of the plates that she makes and the good service that she provides. With the income from this activity, she helps to sustain her family economically.

The growing demand has maD. her think about increasing her business, wanting to acquire greater quantities of ingredients that will allow her to increase her production capacity. For this reason she thought it advisable to ask Edpyme Alternative for a loan of 2000 nuevo soles, with the end goal of satisfying her clients' demand.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus

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