A loan of $275 helped to buy balanced feed an school clothes.

Rosa Gladys's story

Rosa is 46 years old and she has one dependent son. they live in the Las Lomas district, an agricultural area located in the province of Piura, more than four hours from the city of Chiclayo, the capital of the Lambayeque region. She sells children's and adults' clothing which she offers to the general public and to the people who visit the area where she lives. She also raises and sells small animals, especially sheep. She raises the animals on some land close to her house and when the animals are at a good level of development she sells them in the markets close to her community. She has established clientele in the area. She wants to expand her business buying school clothing since the beginning of the school year is approaching. She also wants to buy balanced feed for her animals to reach a good size and weight to sell them at a better price. With this investment, she will be able to increase her income and keep investing in the business. That is why she has decided to ask for a loan of 700 nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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