A loan of $600 helped tO SUPPLY HER BUSINESS.

María Magdalena's story

María resides in the municipality of Colón, La Libertad department. María is 40 years old and separated from her husband. Presently, she lives with her 2 children only, 19 year old Javier and 12 year old Ángela. María does not receive help from the father of her children but her son is a great help to her. In addition to studying, he has acquired a part-time job, to earn income and to help his mother with household expenses.

María, for her part, attends to her business, a beauty salon and store with inventories of personal care and cosmetic products. For María it is very important to obtain this loan, to invest in merchandise and to expand her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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