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Total loan: $425
HUANCAYO, Junin, Peru / Food
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Sherly's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy supplies for food preparation.
Sherly is 27 years old and is a hardworking woman. She lives with Luis, her husband of 8 years. They are expecting their first child who has been in mommy's tummy for the past 8 months. They live together in their own house which is located in the town of Pilcomayo. Since she was young she has worked for herself. Her motto is "progress". Her main job is selling food. She started off with a restaurant where she sold homemade food. In time, she attained a more attractive premises and now she is located in a central area. There she began to sell tamales, coffee, juice and different drinks and small snacks. She works without a break from Monday to Sunday because this gets her good results. Along with her development, she faced faced a new challenge - she got married and started a family, which is now becoming stronger with the arrival of her first child. Luis, apart from being a model husband, is also a responsible police officer who protects the well-being of society. Now her objective is to invest in her restaurant and make it well-known. She belongs to the support group "Los Emprendedores" [The Entrepreneurs] and this is the fifth loan with MFP and she hopes that this small loan will help her to fulfill her goals. Apart from that she promises to make her repayments, as she did in previous loans. Furthermore, she is pleased to be part of her association because all the members are responsible and supportive. On receiving her loan, Sherly will invest the money requested in the purchase of supplies to prepare the delicious food that only she knows how to make.