A loan of $550 helped buy cosmetics, lotions, underwear, and shoes to sell.


Iris Astrid's story

The young Iris is 24 years old and she sells personal use products. She is an enterprising woman with lots of desire to get ahead and has dedicated herself to this type of activity for 2 years. It generates the income to cover her household expenses. Iris rises every day at 6:00 am to head out and sell her merchandise at different enterprises in the city of Choluteca.

She will use the loan to buy more merchandise at wholesale. Iris has many customer orders to fill and she doesn't want lose them. In this Christmas season, this type of product sells rapidly and she wants to take advantage of the season.

In her free time, Iris visits the church.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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