A loan of $325 helped to buy cosmetics.

Monica's story

Monica is 46 years old,married to Edinson, and has 2 children who are 17 and 13 years old respectively. They also share their home with their own parents.

Monica's work involves selling cosmetics such as perfumes, body creams, powders and other products. She has been in this business for the last three years, occasionally she sells local foods. What she likes about her work is the ease with which she gets new customers. Her charisma and cheerfulness has allowed her to gain good sales in a short period of time. Therefore, the money she earns as a profit is generated faster, and lets her organize her time and do housework at home without neglecting her young son or her customers.

Monica hopes hope to get a place in the future where she can set up a small boutique to continue expanding. For this opportunity, Monica will request 800 soles to buy in bulk merchandise made ​​for face creams, perfumes, powders, body creams and other accessories. She is also grateful to those who provide her the opportunity to access this financial loan, which gives her the security to continue her work.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Angela Yeh

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