A loan of $400 helped to purchase medium turkeys to gain weight and resell for Christmas.


María Yolanda's story

Maria is 27-years-old, is married, and has two children that are school of school age. She lives in her own home with her family. She lives in the rural zone of the district of Mórrope, an agricultural zone where most of the families come from humble conditions. Her home counts on water and light services. Her community is comprised of approximately 200 families. The activity that she works in is the raising and sale of animals. This activity she has done for 4 years. The business is located her home. She learned this activity from her parents for what she knows perfectly is the item. The income that she earns in this activity helps her husband to financially sustain the family. She finds herself requesting a loan of 100 new soles from Edpyme Alternativa that she hopes to invest in the purchase of medium sized Turkeys to gain weight and resell for Christmas. This business counts on the competition and also counts on the large market for her commercialization. This guarantees the correct return of the money lent. She is grateful in advance to the people that will help her to get her business ahead.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor


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