A loan of $725 helped to buy a greater quantity of vegetables.

Elia Aurora's story

Elia, 69, is married. She has her own house and lives in the rural area of the district of of San Pedro D. Lloc, about 30 minutes from the Pacasmayo province and one hour from the department of La Libertad (Trujillo). Here the locals work in commerce, agriculture, livestock and tourism.

Elia has had a stall in the market of San Pedro D. Lloc for about 20 years. She sells all kinds of vegetables, which allows her to have a daily income, and she has a stable client base. Seeing that her business is growing every day she has had to request Edpyme Alternativa a 2000 soles loan to buy more products (vegetables) in order to continue to meet the needs of her clients. The growing number of clients will allow her to pay back the loan and meet her living expenses.

She is know for being a hard working woman who has painstakingly moved her business forward in order to improve her quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alba Sort

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