A loan of $1,000 helped to buy chickens, balanced feed, and vaccines.

Mercedes Tarcila's story

Mercedes Tarcila, age 42, is single and does not have children. She lives with some relatives in the city of Chimbo in the Bolívar province.

Mercedes Tarcila raises and sells chickens. She is requesting the loan to buy chickens, balanced feed, and vaccines. With the help of the loan she will be able to buy the animals and the feed. She will make her purchases in Guaranda.

Her dream is to expand her business. The challenges she faces are chicken diseases and the competition.

In her free time she likes to get together with the family.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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