A loan of $375 helped to buy a larger quantity of merchandise to stock edible products at her store.

Lisbet Katherine's story

Lisbet is 21 years old. She lives with her family in her parents' house, which only has electricity. It is located in the department of Piura. This area is characterized by it farming and cattle ranching activity.

For 2 years, Lisbet has sold groceries (milk, rice, oil, sugar, toilet paper, tuna, eggs, and candies) vegetables, fruits and beverages. She has set up her business in her house for convenience, since she can attend to it at any time. With the earnings from selling her products, she tries to cover all of the daily expenses for her home.

To stock her business, she has asked Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 1000 nuevos soles to buy a greater quantity of merchandise (edibles). Her only objective for the business is for it to be bigger and with a wider variety for he customers. With the earnings, she will be able to pay for the loan and improve her quality of life. Lisbet is a responsible, hardworking and dedicated person whose objective is for her family to have financial improvement.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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