A loan of $600 helped to buy meat, mayonnaise, mustard, and potatoes.

Mercedes Jannet's story

Mercedes Jannet is 46 years old, single, and has three children. She and her children live in Montalvo in Los Ríos Province.

The San Joaquín Communal Bank is located 15 minutes away from the Cooperativa San Jose office in Montalvo. This group consists of 12 members.

Mercedes Jannet has a shop where she sells food, including grilled meats on a stick. She is requesting a loan to buy meat, mayonnaise, mustard, and potatoes. Her purchases are made in the city of Babahoyo every 15 days and she sells in Montalvo every day. She dreams of continuing her work and being able to increase her capital. The challenges she faces include dealing with the competition and losing capital.

In her free time, Mercedes Jannet enjoys reading and playing sports.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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