A loan of $1,500 helped to purchase seasonal clothing.


Mercedez's story

Sra. Mercedez is 37 years old, married and has three children who are 9, 5 and 11 years old. She sells seasonal clothing at different fairs in the city of Santa Cruz. This loan is her first from Emprender. Sra. Mercedez is going to use this loan to buy clothing wholesale and thus stock her business. Her reason for requesting this loan is to increase her inventory. Sra. Mercedez confronts challenges such as competition in her business and she will use her profits to continue purchasing merchandise so that she can generate more income.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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