A loan of $350 helped to purchase hair treatments, nail polish, cotton, non-toxic hair dye, and a hair-straightening iron from the same line.


Martha Patricia's story

Martha is a dreamer who puts her desires into practice, she not only thinks about them. With only one mirror in her home, one seat, and a few tools for brushing, she started her own beauty parlor. Fortunately, she has been improving her tools, given that previously she had requested a loan to purchase beauty products from a good organic brand. This allowed her to increase her clientele and save more, for which she is thankful to the people who supported her.

Now, Martha’s smile is more defined because she feels happy because of the progress that she has made. Now, she wants to advance more, because of which she is requesting a new loan to purchase more of these organic beauty products, such as hair treatments, nail polish, cotton, non-toxic hair dyes, and a hair-straightening iron from the same line. With this, she will be able to provide better service to her customers and a good price so that they both win. Once paid, she plans to apply for a new loan to improve her home and her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sarah Tyler.


This loan is special because:

It includes access to preventative healthcare services.



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