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Rosa Melania
Rosa E. is a member of the communal bank named "Espoir My Communal Bank". She lives in the sector of los Totems in the city of Cuenca. This city is beautiful for its historical importance, the churches, its natural habitats, and its various tourist areas equipped with a variety of restaurants and 4 rivers that run through it. All of these things make this a beautiful place to visit.

Rosa is 48 years old, divorced, and she has 3 children, aged 30, 21, and 16. Her eldest daughter is single, she works, and she contirbutes to the household economy. Her second daughter is in university and her youngest daughter attends school in the city. They don't have a house of their own so they rent.

Rosa works at the cafeteria of a school. She has had this business for the past year and she works a double shift, in the morning and in the evening. She has also prepared foods to cater all types of social occasions for the past 18 years. All of the recipes that she makes she learned through practice.

This is the first loan that she requests through the communal bank and she will invest it in the purchase of construction materials to build a house.

Her goal is to finish building her house.
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La Señora. Rosa E. es socia del banco comunal Espoir Mi Bankito, vive por el sector de los Totems en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad es hermosa por su centro histórico, sus iglesias, su naturaleza y varios lugares turísticos que cuentan con una variada gastronomía y sus 4 ríos que la bañan hacen de esta ciudad un lugar hermoso para visitar.

Doña Rosa tiene 48 años, es divorciada y tiene 3 hijos de 30, 21 y 16 años de edad, su primera hija es soltera, trabaja y ayuda en la economía del hogar, su segunda hija estudia en la universidad y su ultima hija un colegio de la ciudad. No tienen casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

La Señora. Rosa labora en el bar de un colegio, esta actividad la desempeña hace un año y trabaja a doble jornada en la mañana y en la noche. También realiza comida para todo acto social hace 18 años, toda la gastronomía que realiza lo aprendido por habilidad.

Es el primer crédito que realiza en el banco comunal y lo va a invertir en la compra de materiales de construcción para construir su casa.

Su meta es terminar su casa.

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About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 91
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  • $25,028,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Rosa Melania to purchase construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2011
Apr 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011