A loan of $1,550 helped to purchase bricks and cement to improve her home.

Altemira's story

Altemire is a 55 year old mother. She lives with her husband and one of her sons whom she looks after in the district of La Matanza, an agricultural district located in the Morropón province in the Piura region.

Most women in her area make a living selling sheep, goats, and chickens. She has been doing this for over five years to help her husband financially maintain their home. Her husband works in a factory in Piura city.

Altemira is seeking a loan of 4000 Sols from Epdyme Alternativa. She wishes to purchase construction materials like bricks and cement with which she hopes to fix some of the walls and windows in her home. In this way she will improve her quality of life

One of her primary objectives is to increase her livestock sales which she highly cares for by always feeding them well. She is always looking for new customers who are willing to purchase the livestock she offers. She is well-known and respected in her community.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christian Lopez

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