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Marisol Iris
Marisol is 38, and a person eager to move forward in her life. She lives in the central area of the city of Cochabamba, and she and her family sell food. She is a single mother and has a small daughter. A few years ago she separated from her partner. Now she is working to improve her family's standard of living.

Marisol needs the loan to buy tables and chairs for her business, enabling her to provide better service to her customers, and attract more diners in the future. She is very grateful to the people who, through Kiva, have given her the opportunity to continue with her livelihood.

In the future Marisol is thinking about taking out another loan, in order to finish building her house, and for her daughter's schooling.
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Marisol tiene 38 años de edad, es una persona con ganas de salir adelante. Ella vive en la zona central de la ciudad de Cochabamba, se dedica a la venta de comida junto con su familia, es madre soltera, tiene una hija pequeña; hace algunos años atrás que se separó de su pareja, actualmente trabaja para mejorar el nivel de vida de su familia.
Marisol, necesita el préstamo para comprar sillas y mesas para su negocio y de esta manera pueda brindar un mejor servicio a su clientela y posteriormente tenga mayor afluencia de comensales. Ella está muy agradecida con la gente que por medio de Kiva le pudo dar la oportunidad de seguir adelante con la actividad que realiza.
La señora Marisol piensa en futuro volver a sacar un nuevo préstamo para terminar de construir su vivienda y para los estudios de su hija.

Additional Information


CIDRE is a Bolivian microfinance institution with a strong social commitment to the community. It works to provide quality financial services to rural and peri-urban borrowers, focusing primarily on agricultural loans for dairy farmers and micro-enterprises. CIDRE targets segments of the population that have not traditionally had access to credit, and invests in much-needed community development projects. It is currently working with coca farmers in the Chapare region to replace coca with less controversial crops. Get more involved by joining the Friends of CIDRE lending team.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 231
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $31,587,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Marisol Iris to buy tables and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013