A loan of $400 helped to purchase a second hooded hair dryer, and to buy hair extensions and hair oils wholesale.


Elise's story

Elise is 34-year-old young woman who is married with children. After her training, she opened a salon that she has been running for the past 14 years. She often faces a shortage of cosmetics and hair extensions in her shop because she purchases her products at retail. She is also in need of a second hooded hair dryer so that she can serve her customers more quickly. Her goal is to provide satisfactory service to her customers which will so that she is able to earn a large income.

Elise is requesting a loan to purchase a second hooded hair dryer, and to buy hair extensions and hair oils wholesale. This will permit her to reach her goals. The income generated from this loan will help to Elise to satisfy her needs, as well as those of her family. It will also allow her to save money, which she will use to help grow her business in the future.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe



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