A loan of $650 helped for the purchase of shoes.


Irma's story

Irma is a member of the “Florecer” (“To Flower”) cooperative bank. Irma is married, 37 years old, and has 5 children. Irma has a stall at the Carmen Alto market where she sells a variety of clothing with her daughters’ help. In addition, Irma travels to the different fairs where she buys cheeses, cereals. Irma plans to sell shoes in the future. Irma needs a loan of 2,000 soles, funds that she will invest into the purchase of shoes. Irma’s dreams are to improve her businesses and to educate her 5 children so they become professionals.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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