A loan of $625 helped to buy perfumes and cosmetics in order to fill orders.


Martha Elena's story

Martha bought schoolbags as well as sports footwear, and took advantage of the back-to-school season in order to make good sales.This was thanks to her previous Kiva loan.

Currently she is applying for a new loan, that she will use to buy perfumes and cosmetics, in order to fill orders that she has in commemoration of the "Day of Love and Friendship" (a Colombian holiday celebrated on the third Saturday of September).This way, she will once more take advantage of the time of year, with products appropriate for it.

To her lenders she says that the support they offer her is very important in helping her business progress. With her great effort, she will most certainly achieve it.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jeff Goldie



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