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Rosa is a member of the Communal Bank Señor de Luren.

Rosa lives with her partner; she is 39 years old and has 3 children. She has a kiosk located at the last urban bus stop where she sells sodas, fruits, and breads. She works from 9am until 6pm. In addition, Rosa sells food on Sundays at the kiosk and operates a small store out of her home where she sells groceries while she cares for her son.

Rosa needs a loan of $375 USD to purchase rice, sugar and sodas. Rosa hopes to buy land to build another home and to expand her business, and stock it better.

Translated from Spanish by Natalie Kane, Kiva Volunteer.

Rosa es socia del Banco Comunal Señor de Luren.

Rosa es conviviente, tiene 39 años y 3 hijos, Rosa tiene un kiosco ubicado en el paradero final de una ruta de transporte urbano, en donde vende gaseosas, frutas, panes, actividad que realiza desde las 9 de la mañana hasta las 6 de la tarde. Además Rosa los días domingos vende comida en su mismo puesto y también tiene una pequeña tienda en su casa donde vende abarrotes y quien atiende es su hijo.

Rosa necesita un préstamo de 1050 soles dinero que será invertido en la compra de arroz, azúcar, gaseosas.
Rosa sueña con comprar un terreno para construir otra casa y ampliar sus negocios, surtirlos más.

Additional Information

About FINCA Peru

This loan is administered by FINCA Peru, one of Kiva’s Field Partners in Peru. FINCA Peru is dedicated to empowering socially and economically disadvantaged women in Peru, contributing to the development of their families, and building sustainable communities.

In 1990, FINCA Peru began by lending to a small group of women widowed by the Shining Path terrorist movement in Ayacucho. Beyond loans and financial services, FINCA offers business development training, personal and family development training, gender empowerment sessions, life insurance products, and financial and social literacy sessions for the children of borrowers. Visit FINCA Peru’s Kiva Field Partner page to learn more.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,976,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rosa rosa needs a loan of $375 USD to purchase rice, sugar and sodas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2008
Sep 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009