A loan of $200 helped to buy consumer products such as rice, beans, oil, frozen foods, and snacks, among others.


Mercedes Del Socorro's story

Mercedes is a single adult and is from one of the communities in Chinandega It is located in the western part of the country where rum and sugar predominate, together with commerce. Mercedes is a hard-working, honest and responsible person with a strong desire to improve her personal situation. She is a small entrepreneur and owns a grocery store where she sells consumable items that are used every day in the home such as dry grains, soaps, detergents, snack foods, soft drinks, etc. She has regular customers and sells from delivery trucks and in the local market.

She opens the doors to her business very early to provide the best service to her customers. The purpose of this loan is to invest in her mini grocery store by buying basic products such as rice, sugar, beans, coffee, etc.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer marcia margolis



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