A loan of $1,000 helped purchase beauty & personal care products.


Mariana Judith's story

Mariana Judith R. R. is 33 years old and owns a beauty salon where she provides haircuts, coloring, pedicures, manicures, facials, and other services related to the care of one’s image. She lives with her husband and two young children. Mariana established her business at home, which is located in Tonacatepeque. With great desire she was able to improve the financial stability of her household. Being a hard worker and a visionary, Mariana sells perfumes, hair treatments, combs, body crèmes, shampoos, and other products in addition to providing different types of beauty services. Despite being in business for only a year and a half, she already has several customers who feel comfortable with her work because she has affordable prices.


Mariana is requesting a loan so that she can buy more products. She hopes to introduce to her salon new brands that are more prestigious in hopes of attracting more customers who might be in need of better service.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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