A loan of $575 helped to buy new tools for his farm-service business.


Edwin Ivan's story

Iván is a young 24-year-old entrepreneur. He is a father of two and lives in a small developing community in the La Mantanza district of Morropón. Iván's job is to prepare land for sowing crops. He has offered this service for three years; it is in high demand in the area and he has an established clientele. Iván is requesting a loan of 1508 nuevo soles from Edpyme Alternativa to buy modern tools; his tools are deteriorating from use. He will also use the loan to fix up some of his tools. This will allow him to work at his best. Iván has a great desire to get ahead and wants to keep improving his work in order to improve his family's quality of life. This loan will allow him to continue working well.
He is a returning client and has always followed through responsibly with his promises.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper


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