A loan of $1,000 helped to pay for her university studies.


Iris's story

This communal bank member is Iris. She belongs to the communal bank "Los Diamantes" (The Diamonds) in the city of Cusco, Peru. She continues with her work as a primary teacher in one of the city schools, and in parallel she is studying in the professional accounting program in one of the universities in Cusco. Iris knows that by studying and upgrading her skills she will be able to have a better future and in the future offer a better life to her family. She is applying for the loan to pay for her university studies. Iris feels grateful to Kiva for the loan offered and promises to make the scheduled payments.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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