A loan helped a member to buy dyes, nail polish, and tools that she needs to provide better work.


Port- Nuevos Amigos Group's story

Migdalia is 45 years old. She is in a common law partnership and from that relationship, she has 4 children, all of them adults. Her husband is a an aluminum and glass craftsman. She belongs to a group made up of 10 women and 2 men who decided to get together. With the help of the loans, they have been able to improve their businesses and their lives.

She is a woman who likes to earn a living with her hard work, even more with something that she loves doing, like personal styling. She cuts and dyes hair, paints nails, does makeup, and other work. She does it in her own house and in her customers' homes, when they call her. She visits them and in this way, she has gained a lot more customers because she provides a personalized service in their homes.

She is going to use this loan to buy dyes, nail polish and tools that she needs. Her dream is to have a beauty salon.

The woman who appears in the inset is MARIA VELIZ MENDOZA. Her face can't be seen very well in the group photo so another photo of her was taken and added to the group photo.

In this group: Maritza Elizabeth, Bella Marianita, Nelly Isabel, Maria Janeth, Gema Cecilia, Rosa Alexandra, Dolores Lisbeth, Migdalia Maribel, Yerly Geomara, Jean Carlos, Orlando Jesus, Maria Eleida

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by useful, real-life business training.


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