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Yadira Mercedes
Yadira has a grocery store that she has been running from her home for ten years. During these years, she has been growing her business and she hopes to continue doing so. In the future, she would like to have a larger property for her business. She has applied for a loan of 10,600 pesos to buy some consumer goods to sell in her store and thus expand her inventory. Some of these products are sugar, rice, soft drinks, cold cuts, beans, oil, and canned goods, among others.

Yadira is a single mother of four children, all of whom are grown. Her business has helped her to provide for them. She knows that every investment she makes in her business creates an increase in her sales and therefore in her earnings, with which she constantly improves the quality of life that she offers to her family.
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Yadira tiene un colmado que opera desde su casa desde hace ya 10 años. En estos años ha ido creciendo en su negocio y desea seguir haciéndolo y lograr tener en un futuro un local más grande para el mismo. Ella solicita un préstamo de 10,600 pesos para comprar algunos artículos de consumo para vender en el colmado y así aumentar su inventario. Algunos de estos productos son azúcar, arroz, refrescos, embutidos, habichuelas, aceite, productos enlatados, entre otros. Yadira es madre soltera de 4 hijos ya mayores de edad y su negocio le ha ayudado a sacarlos adelante. Sabe que cada inversión que hace en su negocio le produce un aumento en sus ventas y por ende en sus ganancias, con esto ella mejora cada vez más la calidad de vida que da a su familia.

About Dominican Republic

  • $9,700
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Dominican Republic Loans Fundraising
  • $8,275,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Dominican Republic Pesos (DOP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Yadira Mercedes to buy rice, sugar, soft drinks, cold cuts, and other products to sell in her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 30, 2013