A loan of $1,525 helps to buy lipsticks, powders and other cosmetics, among other products.


Maria Marianita's story

Maria Marianita is 43 years old, is married and from this relationship has 6 children. Her husband is a fisherman. They live in San Mateo, a place with beautiful beaches, where the people make a living fishing and selling their products. This place still continues to be very impacted by the effects of Covid-19.

She is a hardworking woman who looks for a way to earn her living and in this way help her husband in these difficult times that they are still in with the pandemic. She works selling makeup. She sells throughout the local area, in her house and by phone. She sells on credit and collects every 8 days. She is very grateful for the loans that help her finance her business.

This loan is to buy lipsticks, powders, and other cosmetics, among other products.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Verna Krishnamurthy.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



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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.

Loan details



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.