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Total loan: $8,000
Immokalee, FL, United States / Agriculture
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My name is Melissa and I grew up in the DC area after moving to the states from Peru due to my parent's divorce. As a young girl growing up in a big city with my mom, sister and stepdad, I faced many challenges that face most girls. In my humble opinion, challenges are what shape a person become resilient, overcome obstacles and create a sound work ethic. I’m pretty self motivated but getting my kids involved in this from day one, has been more than a blessing because they have seen first hand what it is like to live in more impoverished circumstances and I can honestly say they have helped me through this journey. My dream is to help as many farmers as possible, reduce food waste and to have this concept adopted in 5 counties by the end of the year and then followed by Colorado and Michigan.