A loan of $375 helped to purchase hair products.


Emerita Gabriela's story

Emerita Gabriela is 19 years old. She lives with her husband and their son in the rural area of Cayaltí. The residents of this area make a living by growing sugar cane, corn, and rice. It is located two hours from the city of Chiclayo, on Perú's northern coast. She makes a living by selling beauty products like cologne, lipstick, face powder, etc. and providing advice to her customers, who are mostly women. She is well-known for the good service that she provides. She has requested a loan of 1,000 nuevos soles to purchase hair products so that she will be able to offer a greater variety of products to her customers and increase her income for her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Meghan Rishel



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