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Rosa Amelia
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Rosa belongs to the Las Dalinas 2 communal bank, located in the Human Alana Sisley settlement, Block Ñ, Lot 5 in the Yarina Cocha district of the Ucayali province. She is 29 years old and has two children. With her first loan through the Manuela Ramos group of 300 Nuevo Sol (Peruvian currency) she decided to invest in a business to sell refreshments and popsicles in different places in the area. In the morning she prepares her products and in the afternoon she goes out to sell them. She enjoys what she does and has fun getting to know people who become her customers. With her business she is able to educate her young children who still need a great deal from her. With this loan of 800 Nuevo Sol ($300), which she will pay back in six months) she will purchase ingredients for her products, local fruit, sugar, lemon, barley, and ice. Rosa is both mother and father to her children and with this small business she is able, with a great deal of effort, to move forward in her life.



Translated from Spanish by Kiva Volunteer Ann Kenney Molloy



La señora Rosa pertenece al Banco Comunal Las Dalinas 2, ubicado en el Asentamiento Human Alana Sisley Mz. Ñ Lt. 5, del Distrito de Yarina Cocha del Departamento de Ucayali. Tiene 29 años es madre de 2 hijos. Rosa con el primer préstamo recibido de Manuela Ramos S/. 300 decidió invertirlo en la venta de chupetes y refrescos. En la actualidad vende sus refrescos y chupetes en los diferentes grifos de la región, por las mañanas prepara sus productos y en las tardes sale a vender, le gusta lo que hace se divierte mucho y así conoce mas gente, y puede educar sus menores hijos que aun necesitan mucho de ella. Con este préstamo de S/. 800, el cual será pagado en 6 meses, comprará: insumos para sus chupetes, bolitas, frutas de la región, azúcar, limón, cebada, hielo. Rosa es padre y madre para sus hijos y con el pequeño negocio que tiene esta sacándolos adelante con mucho esfuerzo y empeño.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Rosa Amelia with this loan she will purchase ingredients to make her products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2008
Listed
Jun 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2009