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A loan of $350 helped to purchase varied merchandise.

Laura Del Carmen's story

Laura is a hardworking and enterprising woman. Along with her husband, who is handicapped, she sells daily use products and various merchandise. Her goal is to improve her living conditions through her work and with support from the loan. The previous loan had a big, beneficial impact, because they invested it and therefore maintained their working capital. With this new loan cycle she will purchase various items such as perfumes, hand, body and face creams, lip gloss, synthetic nails, makeup, eyeshadow, eyeliner, garments, toiletries, deodorants, hair dye, lotions, makeup remover, among other products. That way she will stock up and meet her customers' demands. She gives thanks to the financial institution for the continued support in developing her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff

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