A loan of $900 helped to buy dresses and suits that can be rented out for parties.


Lelis's story

Lelis is 46 years old and lives wither her husband in the rural district of Nueva Arica. Her town is known for growing rice and plums, as well as for raising general livestock. This community is part of the city of Chiclayo, which is on the northern coast of Peru.

Lelis has been raising and selling animals since she got married. This enables her to contribute to the household expenses. Her business is located in her home. Her husband is a general laborer at a sugar processing company in the area.

Lelis is requesting a loan in the amount of 2,500 PEN in order to buy dresses and suits that can be rented out for parties. This will enable her to generate additional income for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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