A loan of $550 helped to buy clothes to renew her inventory.


Carolina's story

Carolina, aged 29, is a single mother. She is an enterprising woman who struggles every day to proviD. her two children with all they need. The family lives in a rural community in the district of Olmos in the province of Lambayeque.

Carolina sells clothes. She has carried out this activity for four years so far, both at home and walking from door to door in her neighborhood. She has regular customers with constant demands and they are pleased with the provided service.

Carolina applies for a loan of 1500 new soles from the microfinance institution Edpyme Alternativa, which she will use to buy clothes and renew her inventory in order to satisfy the demand of her customers.

Carolina wants to make improvements in her house. The requested loan will enable her to increase her sales and earn the necessary means. She is a long-standing client of Edpyme Alternativa and has repaid her previous loans on schedule.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris


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