A loan of $375 helped to buy soft drinks, fruit drinks, and other refreshing drinks.


Olga Esperanza's story

Olga Esperanze, age 37, lives in the Pucará district. The community has a hot climate. The population devotes itself to agriculture; especially coffee, fruit, and rice; commerce; and livestock. It is located in the Jaén province in the Cajamarca region in the northern highlands of Peru.

She sells fritters and pineapples. Her business is at her house, and she has been in this line of work for two years. Due to the hot climate, she has considerable clientele.

She has requested a loan for 1,000 soles in order to buy soft drinks, fruit drinks, and other refreshing drinks to increase her inventory and to offer her customers.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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