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Total loan: $550
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Amalia

Peru
PUCALLPA, Peru / Cosmetics Sales

A loan of $550 helped to buy cosmetics such as perfume, talcum powder, body lotions, earrings and others.


Amalia's story

Amalia is 36 years old, and is a single mother of two children who live with her in her home. Amalia makes a living selling cosmetics and personal care products. She sells many different products, such as perfume, body lotion, face cream, eyeshadow, blusher, face powder, deodorant and other beauty products for women. She sells her items through catalogs, and also has a display is her home which customers can visit.

She has worked in this business for nine years. She works alone and earns a good income. She enjoys her job because it has given her a lot of independence and the chance to make her own money.

On this occasion, she is requesting 1500 soles. She is very happy to know that she will receive financial support, since it will help her to feel more secure moving forward with her business. She is committed to making her loan repayments on time. She will use the loan to buy perfume, talcum powder, body lotions, earrings and hair conditioner to offer to her customers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Chloe Pilpel


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: July 15, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Microfinanzas Prisma

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: July 15, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Microfinanzas Prisma