A loan of $750 helped to purchase chicken for preparing food.

Liliam Mercedes's story

Mercedes is 60. She is married and has 5 children. She lives in her own home, which only has basic water and electricity services. Her home is in the Tambogrande district.

Mercedes sells grilled chicken. She has done this for over 10 years out of her home. She tends to her regulars every day of the week. Her business has a good atmosphere and is well-furnished. She wants her business to continue growing.

Mercedes is requesting a loan of 2000 soles from Edpyme Alternativa for the purchase of supplies (chicken, rice, etc) and for improvements to her place of business. Her goal is for her daily sales and her business to grow.

Mercedes has a great desire for her business to continue growing. With this in mind she works every day, since her goal is to be able to help her husband to maintain their household, in order to offer her children a better quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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