A loan of $375 helped to buy a sandwich cart.


Sofia's story

Sofia, age 54, lives with her husband, her daughter, and her granddaughter in her own house in the La Otra Banda Sector - Zaña. It is a community that works in agriculture, commerce, and with livestock. It is located in the Chiclayo province in the Lambayeque region on the northern coast of Peru.

She sells basic needs products like groceries. Her business is located at her house.

She has requested a loan from Edpyme Alternativa for 1,000 soles to buy a sandwich cart in order to diversify her products. This way she will generate greater income for her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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