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Iris Karin
Iris is 27 years old. She is single and works as an executive secretary. She lives with her mother and her two younger sisters, who are still studying.

Because of the heavy demand of work she cannot pursue her professional career. Nevertheless, she refuses not to succeed, and so she sells kitchen utensils (rice pots, thermoses, jars, plates, and other things), a business that has gone very well and is very profitable. She has been doing this activity for the past two years, working alone for hours, and now she has a selective clientele, whom she gives articles on credit or for cash. What she enjoys about her work is socialising and exchanging ideas with her clients. The hard part is that she doesn’t have an adequate place where she can exhibit her products.

She works to help with the family expenses, and also in order to maintain her business activity.

She wants to invest in the purchase of a counter and to place her products in an adequate manner in order that they may be more secure.
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Iris, de 27 años, es soltera, de profesión Secretaria Ejecutiva, vive con su mamá y sus dos hermanas menores que estudian.
Por la gran demanda de trabajo no desempeña su carrera profesional, sin embargo no se queda atrás, ya que vende utensilios de cocina (ollas arroceras, termos, jarras, platos y otros) negocio en el que le va muy bien y le es muy rentable. Esta actividad la viene realizando desde hace 2 años, solo trabaja por horas, ya que cuenta con una clientela seleccionada, a los mismos que les deja los artefactos al crédito o al contado. Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que socializa e intercambia ideas son sus clientes. Lo difícil es no tener un lugar adecuado donde exhibir sus productos.
Ella trabaja para apoyar con los gastos familiares, como también para mantener activo su negocio.
Quiere invertir en la compra de un mostrador y colocar sus productos de una manera adecuada para que estén más seguros.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,962,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Iris Karin to buy a counter to protect and exhibit the items and utensils that Iris sells.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2008
Sep 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009