A loan of $375 helped to buy products such as dyes, cosmetics, scissors and more.


Elvi's story

Elvi is 28 years old. She is an enterprising and very hardworking woman. She is married and has 2 children with whom she lives in a home she owns. Elvi's work activity is offering a hair styling and general styling services. She has a locale set up in her home where she serves her customers who need a haircut, color, highlights and more. She also does hair treatments, treatments, and makeup, hairstyling, foot and hand treatments for women or girls who are going to social events such as weddings or quinceaneras. She has set fees for each of the services she offers and she is much in demand thanks to her comfortable prices and the quality of her work. She has been in this business for more than 2 years and she works alone. During the time she has been working she has learned a lot and she reinforced some treatments that she already knew for the good of her customers. At this time, she will ask for S/. 1000. She is very excited to have the financial support that she is receiving to get ahead. She is also committed to making her payments on time.

With the amount she has asked for, she will buy different items that she uses at work, such as dyes, shampoo and different cosmetics.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue


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