A loan of $225 helped to buy noodles, rice, tuna and oil.

Mercedes's story

Mercedes is a member of the community bank "Ccatarisum", which means "get up" in Quechua.
Mercedes is single and lives with her parents. She is a nursing student at an institute. Mercedes dreams of studying 3 subjects such as medicine and psychology. Mercedes has a store in her home where she sells groceries, meats, and fruit, and she does this with help from her mother. She started this business 3 years ago. Her loan will be used to buy noodles, rice, tuna, and oil.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd

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