A loan of $800 helped to buy cosmetics and medicine.

Maria Estela's story

María Estela, 36, is married and has four children; she lives in Chamelecón, San Pedro Sula. María Estela has had her own business for the last four years where she sells all types of cosmetics via catalogue and based on prior orders like creams, deodorant, lotion, etc. and she also sells basic medicine and vitamins. Her business is home-based and her customers are from her community; they place orders from her.

She will use the loan she’s requesting to stock up on more cosmetics and medicine. This is her 5th loan that she’s going to invest in her business. She hopes to increase sales and her goal is to continue growing in the business in order to provide schooling for her children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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