A loan of $550 helped to expand his business by buying more merchandize.


Antonio's story

Antonio is 52 years old, married, and has no dependent children. He lives with his wife in the district of Oyotún, an agricultural region located on the north coast of Peru It is an hour and a half from the city of Chiclayo, capital of the Lambayeque region. The town is a quiet area with small businesspeople who depend of agriculture to survive.

Antonio makes a living selling groceries, and has over 10 years of experience in this business. His premises is located in his home, where he attends to the requests of his neighbors and customers for everyday items. This activity allows him to pay for what his family needs, which is why he makes an effort to manage it well.

Antonio is requesting a loan of 1500 soles from Edpyme Alternativa to expand his business, buying more merchandize. This investment will enable him to boost his sales. He plans to increase his product inventory to that he can meet the various needs, requirements and tastes of his customers that live in the area.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chloe Pilpel



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