A loan of $1,500 helped to buy dyes, nail polish, lotions, body creams, hair treatments, facial masks, blouses, skirts, among other accessories.


Maria Roxana's story

María is the head of her home. She has had to face alone the responsibility of getting her two children ahead. She is a widow. All of them live together. Her source of income is a beauty salon in which she offers services including hair cuts, dye applications, manicures, among others, and also beauty products. She learned this business in a beauty academy. She has been improving her business with the help of loans. She will invest the loan in the purchase of dyes, nail polish, lotions, body creams, hair treatments, facial masks, blouses, skirts, among other accessories. In search of having a better inventory to facilitate the satisfaction of her customers, she will include the sale of clothing. She hopes to have positive results and maintain a good credit record. María has the aspiration to have a very large business in which her customers find what they need and to have better earnings.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lauren Potter


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