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Mujeres Decididas E Independientes Group
In this Group: Lizzette, Victoria Milagros, Pablo Cesar*, Gladys Victoria, Mabi Doris, Susana Milagros, Yris Magaly, Nelvin Hernan
* not pictured
Hello from Peru! This is the group "Mujeres Decididas e Independientes" [Determined and Independent Women]

Yris is thirty-two years old, is married, and has one nine-year-old son. She lives with her mother. Yris works in selling handicrafts that she makes, like embroidery, cards, and fantasy jewelry. Her friends and neighbors always ask for the items that she makes. Thanks to the income she makes, she can help to sustain her family.

Yris is going to use this loan to buy materials for her business. She dreams of having a much larger business and of improving the quality of her handicrafts so that she can export them.

Yris is very happy in knowing that many people throughout the world will be helping her business. To the investors of Kiva, she says: "Thank you!" In the photo, she is the first on the left, seen in a green and white striped shirt.
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¡Saludos desde Perú! Este es el grupo Mujeres Decididas e Independientes

Yris tiene 32 años es casada y tiene 01 hijo de 09 años. Ella vive con su mama. Yris se dedica a la venta de manualidades que ella misma confecciona como bordados, carteras y joyas en fantasia, los trabajos que realiza son muy requeridos por sus amigas y vecinas del barrio, gracias a los ingresos que percibe ayuda en el sustento de su familia. Yris va a usar este préstamo en la compra de materiales para su negocio.Ella sueña tener un negocio más grande y mejorar la calidad de sus manualidades para exportar.
Yris está muy feliz por saber que muchas personas de todo el mundo la van a apoyar en su negocio, a los inversores de KIVA les dice : ¡Muchas gracias! En la foto es la primera de la izquierda viste polo a rayas verde con blanco.

Additional Information


EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Decididas E Independientes Group's $4,800 loan helped a member to buy materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 8, 2012
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013