A loan helped to invest in the purchase of shampoo, talc, blades, scissors, a waiting-room chair, a chest of drawers, advertising, brushes, wax, gel, brushing cream, anti-bacterial lotion, etc.


Gian Carlos's story

Gian Carlos lives in the municipality of Soledad. He is a young entrepreneur, 25 years old, who has a beauty shop and barber business, an art that he learned through experience. His target customer base are men, to whom he provides avant-garde haircuts and barber services.

In the beginning, he offered his services from his home, but thanks to his good hair-cutting technique, his clientele grew to the point of not having space for a waiting room where his customers could wait comfortably.

Thanks to his resolve and dedication, Gian succeeded in saving capital and adapting his business to a rented business premises. He could satisfy the basic needs of his clients, which has generated excellent results and he has earned new customers. His profits have increased and his quality of life has improved.

Gian is applying for a Kiva loan, his first financing through the Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo. He will invest in the purchase of shampoo, talc, blades, scissors, a waiting-room chair, a chest of drawers, advertising, brushes, wax, gel, brushing cream, anti-bacterial lotion, etc.

In the future, this entrepreneur is thinking of having his own business premises in an exclusive area in order to attract more customers, increase his profits and be able to generate employment. Support him in his loan. It will be a success.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rita Levitz.


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