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Carmen Rosa
Carmen studied dressmaking and has been dedicated to this job for 26 years. She started with this job due to problems in the family which is why nowadays she does her best and supports her husband who works as a worker in diverse jobs. Together they were able to give their children the best education as well as food and other basic necessities. She is thankful for a dear friend who helped her economically with obtaining a sewing machine. From that moment on she was able to buy her materials and began improving her profit. Nowadays at 59 years old, married, and with 7 children who are all independent and who help with house payments, she dreams of buying an industrial sewing machine and open up larger workshop and learn how to design clothes. Carmen finds support in the prosperity program of Edaprospo since she has to invest in diverse supplies to be able to work. She proclaims herself to be punctual and responsible with her payments.
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Carmen estudió corte y confección y lleva 26 años dedicada a este oficio se inicio con este trabajo debido a los problemas familiares , es por ello que hasta hoy en día ella se esmera mucho y apoya a su esposo que trabaja como obrero en diversas actividades y juntos lograron darles la mejor educación a su hijos como también sus alimentos y otras necesidades básicas, Agradece a una querida amiga, quien la ayudó económicamente para adquirir un maquina de coser, desde aquel momento ella pudo comprar sus materiales de trabajo y así fue mejorando sus ingresos, hoy en día sus 59 años de edad, casada y con 07 hijos que ya son mayores e independientes la apoyan con los gastos de su casa, ella sueña mas adelante comprar una maquina industrial y poner un taller de confección mas amplio y aprender hacer diseños de modas. Carmen se apoya con el programa prosperidad de Edaprospo pues debe invertir en diversos insumos para poder trabajar, ella se reporta puntual y responsable en sus pagos.

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About EDAPROSPO

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.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 74
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,936,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Carmen Rosa the purchase of an industrial sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 29, 2010
Listed
Oct 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 19, 2011