A loan of $625 helped to buy lotions, makeup, crèmes, shampoo, and deodorants.


Rosa Martina's story

Rosa is 43 years old, married, and has eight children. She lives with her husband, children, and grandchildren in the town of San Juan Pueblo.


Rosa established her own business at her house 10 years ago. She sells a variety of cosmetics such as deodorants, shampoo, crèmes, makeup, and other items. Rosa has requested several loans in order to maintain her business. She is currently asking for her ninth loan in the amount of 12,000 HNL so that she can buy lotions, makeup, crèmes, shampoo, and deodorants in order to maintain an inventory of products to sell. Her goal is to improve her quality of life and that of her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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