A loan of $725 helped to purchase oil, rice, sugar, noodles, etc. for her grocery store.


Maria Virginia's story

Maria Virginia is 35 years old and married. She has her own house in the Santa Rosa annex in the C. del Médano village. It is 15 minutes from the Mórrope district. Maria Virginia has her own small store set up in her house. She takes care of the business herself. She sells to the neighbors and customers in the area. She sells basic needs products and groceries. The business is well received. She also sells ice cream from a cart in an itinerant manner. With these business activities she helps her husband economically support her family. The growing demand that María Virginia’s store has been experiencing has maD. her think of expanding it and getting more products. Therefore, she has believed it to be advisable to request a loan for 2,000 soles from Edpyme Alternativa. María Virginia is a very hard-working woman, who is of very good character. She is responsible and worries about her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish


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