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Total loan: $900

Armine

Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia / Services

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A loan helped to purchase special tools and materials for manicure services, thus manage her workflow and attract more clients so that her income increases.


Armine's story

Meet Armine, a creative nail specialist from Yerevan. She lives alone as her family migrated to find a suitable job in a neighboring country. She works at a local beauty salon, where she provides manicure and pedicure services. During her almost 5 years of experience, she has gained a good amount of loyal clients.

Armine applied for financial support to purchase special tools and materials for manicure services. She believes that these enhancements will help her manage her workflow and attract more clients. Armine is full of hope to increase her business income and maybe open her beauty salon in the future.