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A loan of $1,375 helped a member to improve her beauty salon and add new products.

Mujeres Luchadoras Group's story

Miguelina is a member of the group. She is an outgoing 30 year-old woman with one precious daughter and a drive to improve her economic situation. She owns a salon in her small community of Imbert, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. With this loan she hopes to buy higher quality products, improve the appearance of the salon, and buy a new blow-dryer. When Miguelina isn’t working, she enjoys reading her Bible. Her favorite food is meat. In the future she hopes to have a proper home, and a safe place to raise her children.

Thank you Kiva lenders for supporting this amazing group of entrepreneurs!

In this group: Claribel, Estanisla, Lina Hurtado, Mariana Gomez*, Gumercinda, Benilda Portes, Pascuala Alvarez, Carmen Gomez, Miguelina, Guadalupe
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