A loan of $525 helps to buy hair products and perfumes.


Minosoa Augustine's story

Augustine is 51 years old, she is married to a craftsman. She has 4 children, 2 of whom are in school and 2 are already looking for work. Augustine's business is buying reselling cosmetics and beauty products since 2014. She has a good location in one of the markets in the capital. Her years of experience in this business sector, permit her to know the best sources for her supplies and the needs of her clients. In order to satisfy her customers, Augustine has asked for a loan. This loan will permit her to diversify the products offered, in particular for the purchase a variety of beauty products such as shampoos, creams and perfumes. Her dream is to buy a car in order to transport the merchandise.

Translated from French.


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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.