A loan helped pay for marketing, as well as purchase a hair iron and a hairdryer.


Arboleda Yisla's story

Yisla, 35, is married and haas one son. They live in the city of Apartadó. She is passionate about her work and her family. She was able to open a hair salon, which is her sole source of income. Thanks to her hair salon, she haas been able to provide her family with a better quality of life. Although she has faced challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she has been able to rise above them thanks to her fighting spirit and dedication.

Yisla is seeking a loan to pay for marketing, as well as purchase a hair iron and a hairdryer, with the goal of improving her service and increasing her earnings. With your support, Yisla can achieve her dream of expanding her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Roberto Henry.


This loan is special because:

It helps internally-displaced people in Colombia rebuild and sustain their livelihoods.



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