A loan of $725 helped to buy ingredients and to make small repairs to her business premises.


Sulma's story

Sulma is thirty-nine years old. She lives in the district of Salitral, which is located two hours from the city of Chiclayo on the northern coast of Peru. Many people who live in this area make a living growing and harvesting fruit, avocado, and other foods. She makes a living selling prepared foods. Her business premises are located in part of her home. She is well-known in the area for preparing each meal with delicious flavor. Sulma is requesting a loan of 2,000 soles to buy ingredients to prepare her meals, and to also make some small repairs to the area of her home where she sells these meals. In this way, she will have a welcoming spot to receive her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christina Mellace



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