A loan of $1,075 helped to buy a mechanical pump (a tool that will serve to extract water to irrigate his crops).

Luis's story

Luís is a 47 year old client and he is single. He has two minor children but they don't live with him. Luis lives in Chacupe Bajo, where unfortunately they don't have basic services (electricity or water). It is located in the district of La Victoria in the province of Chiclayo, in northern Peru.

Luis works as a farm laborer and he also grows tubers and vegetables. He has more than 10 years experience in this trade, since since he was very young he has done this work and now he pays his daily expenses with the what he makes from this work.

Luis is asking Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of S/. 3000 so that he can buy one mechanical pump (a type of machinery that irrigates water in large quantities) in order to irrigate his crops and in this way achieve his production goals more efficiently. Luís will be able to produce large quantities and supply a larger market.

Luis is a reliable person who wants to progress and have a better quality of life. That is why h he needs this work tool to facilitate his activity. Luis is an enthusiastic person who hopes to meet his goals of responsibility and work.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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