A loan of $375 helped to purchase cosmetics, perfumes, creams, and other products to sell.


Melissa Ysabel's story

Melissa is a single woman of 20 years living in the city of Ica, in the district of Parcona, with her parents and siblings. She is hardworking, enthusiastic, and devoted to her efforts to get ahead. Thanks to her efforts and the support of her parents, Melissa is studying for a pharmacy career.
On her own initiative, Melissa works on her small business of selling beauty products. She works everyday for about 8 hours and believes she is doing well for her dedication and effort.
Melissa is grateful to Kiva lenders. Thanks to their support she can buy more quantity and variety of goods such as cosmetics, perfumes, creams, and others so she can continue to work and strive to achieve her goal to be a good professional.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Megan Hinrichsen



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