A loan of $1,000 helped to buy furniture, cosmetics and supplies for her beauty salon such as dyes, nail-polish, scissors, dryers etc..


Tania Nilka's story

Tania is 42 years old and describes herself as a calm, good-natured person who is very responsible regarding her work. Tania lives with her husband and two children in Cotacachi, near Otavalo.

Tania works alone in her beauty salon. She has been working in this business for many years, which has allowed her to build-up a good customer base. Tania is asking Fodemi for a loan so that she can buy furniture, cosmetics and supplies for her beauty salon such as dyes, nail-polish, scissors, dryers etc. This investment will help her to improve the presentation of her business and provide a better service to her customers, for which the customers will be very grateful, and in this way she will be able to increase her income.

Tania dreams of having a big beauty salon to help people who need employment opportunities and to improve her family’s quality of life.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer KAROLINA KOSZELSKI



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