A loan of $725 helped to invest in seasonal fruit for her business.

Isabel's story

Isabel is 28 years old and lives in the community of Playa Azul, which belongs to Pucara district. It is a quiet area with hot weather. Its residents work farming, raising livestock, and trading. It is located in the province of Jaen, located in Cajamarca, in Peru's northern mountains.

She works selling fruit, and has been doing this for five years. She also works providing transportation services on her auto rickshaw. She is requesting a loan from Edpyme Alternativa in the amount of 2,000 nuevos soles to buy assorted seasonal fruit, which she will sell to her customers at retail price. This will allow her to make more income in order to achieve a better quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Sanchis

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