A loan of $800 helped to invest in making improvements on her locale, such as the front gate, putting in a tile floor, buying a large wall mirror and also to replace materials such as hair gel, peroxide, etc.


Karen Masiel's story

Karen is a successful micro-business woman. Her business is a unisex hair salon that she has had for three years. She is 25, married and has a 4 year old son. Her husband and one assistant help her with the business. She will invest the loan in making some improvements on the business locale such as the front gate, putting in a tile floor, buying a large wall mirror, and replacing some materials.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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