Elizabeth is a Grameen American client from the Dominican Republic working as a hairdresser in Queens. She learned about Grameen America through Alethia, one of her longtime clients. After working at a salon and out of her home for her twenty-five year career, she dreams of owning her own salon someday and hopes through Grameen America, she will be able to see that dream become a reality. In addition to working, she is raising three young children on her own and has trouble paying the bills when their father moves out. She took out a loan to buy more hair extensions for her business. Despite her financial difficulties, she continues to repay her loan on time and work toward a better future for herself and her children.