A loan of $425 helped to pay for medical expenses for her surgery.


Fulgencia Mercedes's story

Ms. Fulgencia Mercedes has worked at a medical center for 25 years and is a single mother of three children, ages 28, 25, and 19. Fulgencia Mercedes leaves her house at 6:40 in the morning and starts her work at 7:00, finishing at 3:00 pm. She has the same schedule Monday through Friday. Fulgencia Mercedes is one her second loan with Ceprodel [Kiva Field Partner] to pay the medical expenses she faces for a surgery she needs for one of her knees. She needs this surgery to avoid further complications that could harm her health.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacob Bintliff



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