A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase candy, drinks, cookies, and more for his food counter.


Merardo's story

Merardo is 57 years old and has a wife, his beloved María. They both form a beautiful family with their adult daughter and their granddaughter and live in the town of Itá. Merardo has had a fast food counter for several years. His wife also helps with the business. He also sells mate and tereré because they are located in a busy area for truck drivers. Merardo says that he could fulfill his dream of seeing his daughter receiving a degree through his business, which was his greatest desire. Today, he requests this loan to invest in the purchase of more snack food products such as candy, drinks, cookies, and more. His is thankful for the opportunity that he is receiving to continue his work.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Megan Hinrichsen



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