Andres Marcial’s story

Andres Marcial is 44 years old and lives with his family in the small village of Mashuyacu Lt 26, a rural zone in Rioja in the San Martin district which is located 14 hours from the city of Chiclayo. He is an established client who has made his living raising and selling animales such as guinea pigs and chickens for three years. He has lived in the small village of Mashuyacu for 12 years with his wife and four children. The ten year old is in school and the 7, 3, and 1 year old children do not attend any program. He also makes his living growing rice on land he owns with his wife. He owns his own home. On the days he doesn’t work in his field he works as a farm laborer working from 6 am to 5 pm and earning 300 soles per week.

He would like to invest in his business by buying more animals to help him keep up his business. He is also starting to plant rice and needs to buy fertilizers. In order to reach his goals he has requested a loan of 2,501 soles from Edpyme Alternativa. He is an established client with good personal references. His greatest desire is to ensure that his family has a better quality of living.


A loan of $750 helps to buy more animals and fertilizers to keep his business running.