A loan of $375 helped to buy animals with their respective animal feed.

Mereyda's story

Mereyda is 49 years old, she is single and has 2 adult children. She has her own house which is located in the hamlet called Corral de Arena in the Olmos district. Mereyda lives in the rural part of this district, but she still has basic services (water and electricity).

Mereyda works in the business of small animals, various poultry and also sheep, which she raises in pens located behind her home. She learned this activity from her father. 5 years ago she started selling at the market in Piura and she also makes home deliveries. In all these years, Mereyda has gained experience and established a client base for her business.

Mereyda is requesting a loan of 1,000 New Soles through Edpyme Alternativa to be able to buy animals together with their respective animal feed. In addition she wants to make improvements to their pens, to improve the environment in which she is raising her animals.

Mereyda want to improve her quality of life with effort and hard work. She has good work references, and people who know her describe her as a calm and responsible woman.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack

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