A loan of $425 helped to buy personal products such as cosmetics, creams and shampoos, and home accessories.

Laura Del Carmen's story

Laura del Carmen is married. She lives in Managua. She is the family’s main support, since her husband is handicapped and cannot perform certain activities. Nevertheless, he helps her with her business, which she has had for over twenty years.

Laura is a retailer, she sells personal-use and family products. She sells them upon request but keeps some inventory for occasional sales. In the last few months, her customer base has grown and she sees the need to invest in more cosmetics and other personal products, such as creams, shampoo, perfumes and deodorants, as well as in assorted home accessories.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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