A loan of $775 helped to buy balanced feed for her livestock and perhaps new animals, such as turkeys.


Alejandrina's story

Alejandrina is a 67 year old woman, married and living in a rural area in Olmos, Northern Peru. Her age has given her a lot of experience and her energy seems to remain intact. This is now the second loan she is taking with Edpyme Alternativa, with the support of Kiva, having proven to be a responsible and hard working person.

Alejandrina spends her time raising and selling sheep and cows. She explains that the animals she has, she raises from when they are of early age and, once they have become strong and developed, she sells them at the local market. Indeed, Alejandrina is well know in the local market and has a solid client base. The last loan she took was mainly for animal feed. This loan will be more directed towards the expansion of her humble business, so as to reap the benefits of what she perceives as increasing demand. Her will to improve her conditions will, no doubt, help for they contribute to her ability to succeed.


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