A loan of $275 helped to buy stock for her shoe-selling business.

Meryi Marisol's story

Meryi is an enterprising young person. She´s 19 years old, single and lives in Huarmey with her family.

She is a single mother and has a young son who is her biggest motivation to succeed and for whom she struggles every day to be able to provide him with a better future.

For the past year, she has been selling shoes. She is doing very well because she is a hard-working, responsible, honest person and above all because she offers excellent quality products.

Meryi is grateful to Kiva lenders because with the support they have given her she will be able to buy merchandise to stock her shoe-selling business. In this way, she will get higher incomes and continue her efforts to expand her business and to improve her family´s quality of life.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer amanda moody

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