A loan of $575 helped buy merchandize on sale like makeup and beauty products.

Luis German's story

Luis is 56 years old and lives in the city of Cartagena and has a 16 year old son. He is the owner of a miscellaneous shop and a hairdresser/barbershop where he offers personal image improvement for men, women and children; at the same time he sells his miscellaneous beauty products and accessories for women and the home. Luis began his business ten years ago when he became unemployed after working in a hairdresser/barbershop and took advantage of his experience to open his own shop. Little by little, he began to add new products and taking advantage of his family clientele whom he gave advice about beauty products and that is how another source of income started in his workplace. At present, Luis lives in his own home thanks to the support given to him by the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo in the Bicentenary City macroproject, where he received two loans as work capital. With his credikiva he will buy merchandize that are on sale in his specialized product guides like makeup and beauty products that go with his already famous beauty and aesthetic accessories. Luis’ goal is to have a great place to move his business, a more comfortable space to keep improving his customer service.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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