A loan of $1,625 helped to buy cosmetics, clothing and beauty products.

Lorena Brigett's story

Lorena lives in Guayaquil, and is 48 years old. She was always attracted to business, and she saw that this particular business would be profitable and could be a source of income and an honorable way to make a living.

Lorena has a business selling cosmetics and clothing, and she also rents out rooms in her house. She does this work on her own, and has a varied work schedule. She has not had any particular difficulties or problems with the business.

Lorena is marred and her husband is an employee in the private sector. They have 3 minor children who are in public schools.

Lorena will use this loan to invest in cosmetics and clothing to sell, and also to do some improvements on her house. In the future, she wants to add a concrete slab to her house where she could build more rooms to rent. She also wants to buy an automobile, and be able to travel throughout Ecuador.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar

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