A loan of $1,150 helped purchase merchandise for her store.

Ileana Mercedes's story

Ileana Mercedes is 38 years old and has been operating a general store for more than two years. She has always wanted to be an independent person and also enjoys supporting her three children who are still under her care. Ileana is always looking for ways to improve her income.

This is not her first experience working with loans and she is very happy that they have helped her manage her business well. This loan will be used to buy rice, beans, sugar, oil, and cosmetics. She dreams of converting her store into a distribution center.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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