A loan of $900 helped to buy food products and sweets so that she can open a grocery store.


Luz Marina's story

Luz Marina is 49 years old and lives in the District of Nueva Arica, an area that is known for agriculture and livestock breeding. This community is located an hour and 30 minutes away from the city of Chiclayo, which is on the northern coast of Peru.

She raises and sells animals such as ducks, chickens, and turkeys from her home. Luz is an enterprising woman who is requesting a loan in the amount of 2,500 PEN in order to buy food products and sweets so that she can open a small grocery store in her home. This will enable her to generate additional income so that she can have a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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