A loan of $550 helped to buy groceries to stock her small store.

Teresa's story

Teresa is 62 years old, lives together with her husband in Sorronto Bajo, a rural zone in Oyotun. Her town, two hours from the city of Chiclayo, on the northern coast of Peru, is dedicated to the cultivation of cotton.

She has a small grocery store which has groceries, beer, and frozen popsicles. Her business is located in her very house. She has requested a loan of 1500 nuevos soles to buy the groceries in order to expand her business to generate additional income for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tristan Foy

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