A loan of $300 helped to buy cream, shampoo, hairpins, scissors, hair dye, and a machine to cut beards.

Maria Prinsela's story

María, age 56, lives in her own home with her daughter. She has had a beauty salon for 20 years in her home. This has given her the necessary experience to have a stable, constant business. She works from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and has a large clientele because she works very well. With her income she is able to cover her household costs. Maria is requesting a loan for the purchase of products for her beauty salon such as: creams, shampoo, hairpins, scissors, hair dye, a machine for cutting beards, and other items that she needs. This will allow her to obtain a better income that will help her to have greater economic stability.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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