A loan of $375 helped to buy beer, soft drinks and candy to supply her business.


Yrma's story

Yrma is 42 years old, she lives with her husband and her young son in the rural area Oyotun, located a couple of hours away from the city of Chiclayo, in the northern coast of Peru. There, the population works mostly in livestock and farming (cultivating cotton and corn). They opened a small business located in their own home, where they sell products like soft drinks and beer, and her husband helps her with this work. Yrma is requesting a loan of 1000 nuevos soles, to buy soft drinks, candy and beer, to supply her business and continue to generate an income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Cespedes



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