A loan of $725 helped to buy fertilizers and to hire manual labor for her farm.


Tomasa's story

Tomasa is 55 years old. She is a widow and owns a house located in Santa Rosa, a small community just outside the village of Lagunas in the Morrope district. Tomasa works in agriculture, farming maize. She sells her harvest monthly in the Moshoqueque market of José Leonardo Ortiz district. She is requesting a loan from Edpyme Alternativea for 2,000 PEN to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides, as well as to hire manual labor to help her on the farm. Tomasa is known as an honest, hardworking person who is really motivated to improve her life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Vivian Lu


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