A loan of $725 helped to buy beauty products and Christmas ornaments.


Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth, 37, lives with her parents in the urban area of Zana, where the main economic sources for the population are farming and commerce. Zana is located two hours away from the city of Chiclayo, in the northern coast of Peru.
Elizabeth has been selling beauty products for three years. Her business is located in her home. She is an enterprising woman that contributes to paying for the family expenses thanks to her business.
She has asked the lending partner, "Edpyme Alternativa", a loan for 2,000 Nuevos Soles to purchase beauty products in order to increase her sales. She explains that the number of customers increases in these months. She also wants to buy Christmas ornaments such as lights and decorations such as clay nativities among others and in this way increase her income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Leticia Barbero



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