A loan of $700 helped to buy supplies for her beauty salon.

Silma Lorena's story

Silma is a hardworking, enterprising woman who has a beauty salon she started 15 years ago with a plastic chair, a lion’s claw-style mirror and a cheap scissors. Thanks to her hard work and loans she’s managed to improve the business. She now does hair treatments, attaches acrylic nails, does make-up and hair styling. She’s also invested in beauty products to sell.

She will use the loan to buy products for Mother’s Day, especially dyes, straighteners, treatments and orders she has pending for Mother’s Day. She has three children two of which are minors; they are 13 and 11 years of age.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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