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A loan of $550 helped to buy an industrial cooker and kitchen utensils for her food stall.


Carmen's story

Carmen is 33 years old. She lives with her family in her own house. The house has all the basic services and is located in the urban area of José Leonardo Ortiz, in the the province of Chiclayo. This area is dedicated to commercial activities and public transportation.

Carmen has 3 years experience in preparing and selling breakfast in the Modelo market. She depends on her customers who work locally and her revenues to cover her household expenses.

She has asked Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 1500 nuevos soles (PEN) to buy an industrial cooker and kitchen utensils. which she needs to continue in the same business, satisfying the needs of her customers. Carmen is a cheerful woman who with effort and hard work supports her famliy and tries to provide her children with other educational opportunities.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth


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