A loan of $1,575 helped a member to purchase perfumes, cosmetics, creams and other items for her business.

Gs El Shadai Group's story

Mariana is a merchant who has been selling cosmetics and perfumes for 4 years. She sells her products from home as well as door to door; this has allowed her to help her husband support their family. Mariana is kind and treats her clients well.
The loan Mariana is requesting is to supply her business with perfumes, cosmetics, creams and other items for personal use, so that she can increase her earnings and gain new clients, taking advantage of coffee harvesting season. Her husband supports her in her plans to grow her business to improve their family's quality of life. Mariana's dream is to improve her quality of life.
The loan Mariana is requesting is as part of a group, which consists of the following people : Ana, whose main source of income is the sale of second hand clothing, women's and men's shoes, plastic sandals, beauty accessories. Ana has been in business for 9 years. And Santos, who makes metallic structures such as : doors, closets, shelving, etc. Santos has been in business for 13 years.
The participants of the Shadai Group are pictured in the business of Ana, who owns a used clothing store.

Danli el Paraiso, Honduras - October 2012.

In this group: Mariana Yolanda, Ana Lidia, Santos Edgardo
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Helene Hansen

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