A loan of $750 helped to buy yellow corn and merchandise for her beauty salon.


Gladis's story

The member is currently 39 years old; her children are 23, 14, and 7. Gladis now has opened a beauty salon. She alternates her two jobs and wants to use one part of the loan to buy yellow corn to make "jora" [fermented corn], and the other part to buy supplies for her beauty salon. She also will choose an area in her space to put miscellaneous goods like decorations, stuffed animals, wrapping paper, and other things. She wants to use the loan primarily to buy yellow corn and merchandise for her beauty salon.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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