A loan helped to buy concentrated animal feed, vaccines and more chickens.


Mercedes's story

Mercedes is 56 years old. She lives in Jucuapa, in Usulután department, with her husband. She has 4 children aged 33, 28, 24 and 21. Her two eldest children live in their own homes and the youngest two are still dependent on her income.

Mercedes has a business raising and selling chickens. She works with them every day of the week. Mercedes is currently requesting a loan to buy concentrated animal feed, vaccines and more chickens. This investment will help her to strengthen her farm, increase her number of chickens and provide them with the necessary feed.

Mercedes aspires to continue in this business. She hopes to have another farm and house more chickens. She hopes to become a wholesaler in the future.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer anonymized.


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