A loan of $350 helped to buy supplies for her beauty salon.

Maria Elena's story

María Elena, 58, is married. She has four children who work independently. She has had a beauty salon for over 30 years. She got the business through her family and she wants to continue with this source of support.

She is a very hard working woman despite her age; she likes this type of business. Her goals for the business is to invest enough in it to keep her customers because she’s the only one providing good service. This is why she’s asking for a loan which will be used as working capital to buy needed supplies for her salon.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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