A loan of $725 helped adquirir más cosméticos.

Georgina's story

Georgina is fifty-one and lives with her husband and their four children in her own house. For more than four years Georgina has earned her living selling a variety of well-known brands of cosmetics, taking orders for hair products, makeup, and creams.

Her business model involves leaving merchandise on credit. However, it's exhausting to have to go to her clients' homes to get paid. She knows it's part of the effort and sacrifice of the job, but it's worth it since she sees the profits she brings in, so she's satisfied with what she does. Her kids are the most important thing to her because she hopes to be able to help them complete school.

Now she plans to keep pushing herself in her cosmetics sales, with an eye toward increasing her working capital. This will be loan number eight with MFP, and Georgina is glad to know that she's got financial support. In addition, it's a pleasure being part of her village bank because all the members are responsible and stick together. She appreciates all the people who will proviD. the loan she is seeking, since the loan will be a big help in her business's progress. She plans to invest her loan in cosmetics so she can meet demand.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jill Heske

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