Total loan: $525
Nueva Arica - Cayaltí - Chiclayo, , Peru / Agriculture
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A loan helped to buy pigs and feed.
Maria Mercedes's story
Maria Mercedes is 64 years old and lives with her husband in a small community in the rural area of Nueva Arica. She comes with good personal and professional references from her neighbors. It’s basically an agricultural community and the people raise and sell livestock. It’s located in the Nueva Arica district in the province of Chiclayo and the Lambayeque region in northern Peru. Maria Mercedes raises and sells pigs and has done so for more than 10 years. The business is located behind her house. Maria Mercedes is asking for a loan to buy pigs and feed. This will allow her to continue to work and increase her stock so that she can meet her consumer demand. She expects a short term increase in profits and income and an improvement in her and her family’s quality of life.