Total loan: $550
PUCALLPA, Ucayali, Peru / Food
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A loan helped to buy a food cart.
Mercedes Pasion's story
Mercedes lives in the city of Pucallpa. For 5 years, she has worked in her small business selling food, particularly breakfasts. She started this business with a lot of effort, and most of all, by saving her money. With the income from this small business, she has been able to get ahead with her 4 children. Mercedes is grateful to the Kiva lenders, because thanks to the help they are providing she will be able to buy a food cart so that she can make dishes such as: sausage and fried potatoes, hamburgers, roasted chicken, and other foods. In this way, she will be able to have more dishes to offer her customers, More importantly, she will be able to improve her business and strive to make her greatest dream a reality: "to give her children the opportunity to become professionals."