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Rosa Amelia
Sra. Rosa L. is a member of the Communal Bank “Reina de la Nube” (Queen of the Cloud). She lives in the the city of Cuenca. This city experiences cold weather, but it has natural beauty, culture, and architecture that is admired by locals and outsiders. The people are friendly, courteous, and maintain their culture and traditions.


Doña Rosa is 42 years old, married, and has four children (ages 17, 15, 13, and 10). Her two oldest children work and help with the household expenses. Her third child, a daughter, is in high school while the youngest daughter attends elementary school in the city. Her husband repairs tires and has his own shop. Rosa and her husband worked together to build their own home.


Sra. Rosa performs the housekeeping duties for various families. She has been working in this job, Monday through Friday, for seven years.


Rosa is receiving her eighth loan from the Communal Bank. The money from her loan will be invested in the purchase of materials for remodeling her house since it lacks a few finishes. Her goal is to travel all over the world.

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La Señora. Rosa L. es socia del banco comunal Reina de la Nube, vive en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad es de clima frió, tiene una belleza natural, cultural y arquitectónica la misma que es admirada por propios y extraños, su gente mantiene su cultura y tradiciones siendo muy amables y cordiales.

Doña Rosa se encuentra de 42 años, es casada y tiene 4 hijos de 17, 15, 13 y 10 años de edad, sus dos primeros hijos trabajan y ayudan en la economía del hogar, su tercera hija estudia en el colegio y su ultima hija en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora en una vulcanizadora que es de su propiedad, con el trabajo conyugal han logrado construir su casa propia.

La Señora. Rosa realiza los quehaceres domésticos en diferentes casas, labora de lunes a viernes hasta el medio día, esta actividad la realiza hace 7 años.

Se encuentra en el octavo crédito que realiza en el banco comunal. El dinero de su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de materiales para arreglar su casa ya que aun le faltan algunos acabados. Su meta es viajar por el mundo.

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About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 29
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,142,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Rosa Amelia purchase construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 9, 2011
Listed
Feb 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011