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Rosa Matilde
Rosa is a very enthusiastic woman. She lives in the city of Ica, which is known for having a hot climate in all seasons of the year. It is also known for its agriculture, especially the cultivation of cotton, grapes, and asparagus, among other things. Here one also encounters the Huacachina lagoon, which is located in the middle of some impressive dunes and receives many tourists throughout the year. When she has free time, Rosa likes to go out strolling and on some occasions she likes to eat one of her favorite dishes, which is the delicious "rice with chicken."

With enthusiasm, Rosa works day by day in her business selling cakes and cocadas (coconut cookies). She dedicates around eight hours a day to her work and can attend up to fifteen clients in a day. She believes that things go well for her in the business because she has good taste in the preparation of her sweets and she is very knowledgeable.

Rosa is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the support that they have provided, she will be able to make repairs to her business premises, such as painting and repairing shop windows, among other things. In this way, she will be able to offer better service to her clients and thereby improve her earnings. This in turn will permit her to continue fighting to achieve her greatest dream, which is "to have a house of her own."
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Rosa es una mujer muy entusiasta, vive en la ciudad de Ica, esta ciudad se caracteriza por tener un clima caluroso en cualquier época del año, asimismo e desarrolla agricultura, en especial el cultivo de algodón, uva, esparrago, entre otros; también se encuentra la laguna de “Huacachina la cual se ubica en medio de unas dunas impresionantes y recibe muchos turistas en todo el año. Cuando tiene un tiempo libre le gusta salir a pasear y en algunas ocasiones le gusta comer uno de sus platillos favoritos el cual es el riquísimo “arroz con Pollo”.

Con entusiasmo Rosa trabaja día a día en su negocio de venta de alfajores y cocadas, ella le dedica a su negocio alrededor de 8 horas al día y puede atender hasta 15 clientes en el día; ella cree que le va bien en su negocio porque tiene buena sazón para la preparación de sus dulces y es muy conocida.

Rosa está muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá realizar una mejoras en su local como pintado, arreglo de sus vitrina, entre otros; de esta manera ella podrá ofrecer una mejor atención a sus clientes y así mejorar sus ingresos, lo que le permitirá seguir luchando para realizar su más grande sueño.” Tener su casa propia”.

Additional Information

About Caja Rural Señor de Luren

Caja Rural Señor de Luren is a microfinance institution based in Ica in southern Peru that primarily promotes the development of the country’s agricultural sector through lending. Today, it also offers credit for consumers, microenterprises and housing improvements, and has expanded its financial services to promote micro-savings and provide micro-insurance. This institution has been instrumental in helping borrowers recover from the devastating earthquake in the Ica region in 2007, and works with Peru’s National Bank to reach some of the poorest and most remote microfinance clients in the country.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,517,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Rosa Matilde to improve the premises (painting and repairing shop windows, among other things).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 10, 2012
Listed
May 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013