A loan of $225 helped to buy corn and utensils to make chicha.


Flora's story

Flora, 52, is a hardworking woman who has a strong desire to succeed. She is the mother of 2 children. She lives in her own home in Morropón- Piura province. Flora has very good personal and work references. For 3 years, Flora has had a business selling plates of food and chicha de jora (a fermented beverage made from corn) which she makes herself. Flora wants to invest in her business to increase her sales, and to do this she is requesting a loan from Edpyme Alternativa for 600 Peruvian soles. She will use the loan proceeds to buy corn and the utensils she needs to make her chicha. Flora has an established customer base, and the demand for her products has increased. This investment will allow her to increase her earnings so that she can improve her quality of life. She is a responsible woman who has a lot of experience with her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar


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