A loan of $675 helped maría Elena needs a loan of 2000 soles, to buy jewelry and cosmetics by catalog.


Maria Elena's story

María Elena a member of the Juan Pablo II
cooperative bank.

María Elena is 58 years old and a widow. She started her business selling cosmetics by catalog six years ago, when her husband died.

María Elena needs a loan of 2000 soles, to purchase jewelry and cosmetics by catalog.

Since María Elena has been with Finca, she has learned about business, how to invest, and how to be independent since previously she relied on her husband for everything.

María Elena’s dream is to again have a beauty salon and her display case full of cosmetics products.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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