A loan of $375 helped to buy beer, sodas, mineral water and other items.


Edy Luz's story

Edy Luz, 50, has six daughters and was born in the city of Charate (La Convención, Cusco). Echarate is the capital city of the district of Echarate in the province of La Convención. It is an important commercial center in the valleys of Lares and La Convención, where the main activities are coca plant, coffee, cocoa and fruit production.

Currently Edy Luz lives in the city of Echarate where she has her business. She is a hard-working, entrepreneurial, responsible and kind woman who has a bar where she sells sodas and beer. She has been in business for three years and it has gone well for her. Her working hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, or till the last customer has gone. Edy Luz wants to ue the loan to buy beer, sodas, mineral water and other items.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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