A loan of $1,150 helped working capital.

Lidia Mercedes's story

Lidia Mercedes is 33 and has sold general merchandise for a living for 12 years as a way to support her family since she is a single mother of 4 young children. She is a spirited woman who enjoys her work and enjoys interacting with her customers. She got into this business because of a friend. She saw how her friend earned some income for her home. The loan is to purchase raw materials like clothing, towels, bedspreads, shoes, and cosmetics.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shelly Hubman

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