A loan helped a member to buy perfume, cologne and creams.


Iris Group's story

The communal bank "Iris" forms part of the UYUNI agency. It is made up of 8 members and is managed by a general committee. Asunta is the president.

She is 23 years old, single and does not have children.

Asunta has a market stall and will buy creams, cologne and perfume from wholesalers for subsequent resale.

This kind of work has enabled her to make a living.

Her goal is to grow her business.

Asunta remarks that the communal bank is reliable.

Please note: Only members of the committee are featured in the photograph.

In this group: Asunta Ingrith, Cristhian, David , Cidelia, Leonarda, Yulisa, Clemente , Ariel Acdias

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elaine Berry de Pulido.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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