A loan of $1,300 helped to stock her store.


Mercedes's story

Mercedes is 25 years old and has been married to 37 year old Alexi for eight years. They are expecting their first child and she has been pregnant for seven months. Test show that they will have twins.

Mercedes has had a grocery store for four years, thanks to the help from her husband, who works as a private driver. Together they help one another with the family expenses and preparing to receive their newest addition.

She is asking for this loan to buy noodles, flour, cooking oil, herbs, cookies, cassava, drinks, and candy, among other things to stock her store so she can offer a greater variety to her customers and be able to increase her income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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