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Ilda

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Elbasan, Elbasan County, Albania / Services

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A loan helped to help a widow mother of a little girl to expand her newly opened beauty salon so she will be able to provide for her self and her daughter.


Ilda's story

Ilda is a 27 years old widow mother of a little girl. "When my husband passed away I didn't know what to do with my life, I got married at an early age and my only support was him, we had built a simple but wonderful life for us, and all that collapsed in one minute! I stayed for several time at my parents house, but my little daughter was growing up and she used to see me with fear because of my bad look and black clothes, it was than the moment when I decided to re-start leaving my life for my daughter. I did a course for hairdresser and for manicure and pedicure. Three months ago I opened the small beauty salon but I could only buy the equipment for manicure and pedicure, as they cost the less. Most of my clients ask also for hairdressing services and I really want to keep my clientele this is why I want to expand my small beauty salon also with hairdressing services!"- said Ilda during a long interview. Ilda hopes in Kiva lenders support to buy the necessary equipment to add the hairdressing service at her small beauty salon.