A loan of $1,600 helped to buy a greater quantity of products to offer her customers.


Ruth Maritza's story

Ruth Maritza is 37 years old. She lives with her children in the district of Oyotun, located in the Chiclayo Province of the Lambayeque Region in the north coast of Peru. The community makes a living from agriculture, retail, and livestock. She makes a living from selling groceries, like rice, sugar, milk, oil, eggs, and lentils. Her shop is located in her own home. She has requested a loan from Edpyme Alternativa for 4,500 nuevos soles to buy a greater quantity of products to offer her customers in order to generate more revenue for her family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kelsey Hayden



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