A loan of $200 helped buy more beauty products for her business.

Rosa Emilia's story

Rosa is 48 years old, she lives in her own home with some family members but her home doesn’t have any basic services. Rosa’s home is located in the San Isidro hamlet, district of TambogranD. an hour from the department of Piura. Most of the inhabitants in the area are farmers, cattle breeders and in handicrafts.

Rosa has been selling beauty products by catalogue for several years. She has her own customer base that she takes orders from, and goes to houses in her neighborhood offering her products. Rosa’s products serve to improve ones personal image and they are consumed mostly by females. She uses her earnings to help meet her expenses and needs.

Rosa went to Edpyme Alternativa for a loan of 500 nuevos soles to buy products and show them at home so that her customers have greater access to them. With the income from the sales of all of her products she will be able to pay back the loan and improve her quality of life. Rosa is very well-known for being a hardworking, happy and very responsible woman with her customers and business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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