A loan of $275 helped to purchase merchandise such as rice, sugar, olive oil, etc., in order to stock up her grocery store.


Marita Rosario's story

Marita is 36 years old and married. She has three children who are independent. She lives with her husband and her underage children in one of the rural communities that comprise the rural district of Tambogrande. It's an area of tropical climate and it's known for exporting various types of fruit to other countries. It's located in the region of Piura.
Her business is selling groceries, beverages and snacks, and renting out internet booths. She has done this for over two years approximately, in a store she has set up in her house. She opens everyday and she currently has a well-established clientele. She's very well-known in the area. She uses the profits she gets from her business to help her husband support their family's finances.
Marita is requesting a loan from Edpyme Alternativa for the first time. It is for 700 nuevos soles, which she plans to invest in the purchase of merchandise such as rice, sugar, olive oil, etc., in order to stock up her grocery store.
She gives thanks in advance to Kiva lenders for supporting her at this time.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff


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