A loan of $375 helped to buy vegetables.

Mercedes's story

Mercedes, 50, lives in the city of Pilcopata. She’s a hardworking, enterprising woman who is moving ahead. Her main economic activity is selling fruit and vegetables like bananas, papayas, pineapples, tomatoes, onions, carrots and others. She’s been a member of the “Chacoq” communal bank for several years and on this occasion needs the loan to buy vegetables like lettuce, onions, tomatoes, potatoes and others.

(The city of Pilcopata is the capital of Kosñipata District in the Province of Paucartambo in Cusco Department, Peru).

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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