A loan of $600 helped to purchase a sound system which he plans to use in his businesses to continue growing as an entrepreneur.


José Santos's story

José Santos is a 38 year old father. He lives with his family in one of the rural zones that make up the Lambayeque area. The quality of life in this community is stable. The majority of the independent workers are in commercial businesses and raise animals. Additionally, they dedicate themselves to agriculture and work as assistants in agricultural day labor. His home is located 30 minutes from the city of Labayeque. He dedicates himself to the care and sale of small animals. He also has a motor-taxi which he uses to transport citizens in the area. From this work, he owns a small sound system which he rents out for social events. He has 15 years of experience in these activities and they help him handle family expenditures and move forward. José Santos wants to increase his earnings by purchasing a sound system which he plans to use in his businesses to continue growing as an entrepreneur.For this reason, he is asking Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 1500 nuevos soles with which he can achieve his objective. Additionally, with part of the money he wishes to acquire food for his animals. He has worked with Edpyme Alternative before and has demonstrated that he is a punctual and responsible client from the moment he takes on the loans. The people who know him hold him in high esteem and respect him.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Gilbert


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