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Rosa is thirty-seven years old and is a member of the Community Bank “Virgen de Asunsion de Carhuaz.” She dreams of rustic playground to meet and make many friends. She along with her husband are trying to raise their six little children in Jr. Union s/n, District and Province of Carhuaz, in the village of Ancash.


After the death of her cousin, whom she treated as a daughter, Rosa was intent on breaking away from all the adversities presented to her life, like when her husband was jailed for slander then later acquitted, or when their youngest daughter was very sick last year. Now they are putting all their energy towards the sale of meals in the Model Market at Carhuaz. She along with two assistants prepare meals for the year and her husband, who is a mason by trade, assists on Sundays when they have the most customers.


With a loan of $500 US Dollars, to be repaid in eight months, Rosa and company will buy gas at wholesale price and will also replace dining utensils and furniture that are not in use.

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Rosa, de 37 años de edad, socia del Banco Comunal “Virgen de Asunción de Carhuaz”, sueña con tener un recreo campestre para poder atender y tener más clientes. Ella junto a su esposo intentan sacar adelante a sus seis hijos menores. Vive en Jr. Unión s/n, distrito y provincia de Carhuaz, departamento de Ancash.

Después de la muerte de su prima hermana, a quien ella vio como una hija, intenta salir adelante de las diversas dificultades que le presenta la vida, como cuando su esposo ingresó a la cárcel por una calumnia y luego fue absuelto, el que su última hija de un año es muy enfermiza. Pone ahora sus fuerzas en la venta de comida en un puesto del mercado modelo de Carhuaz. Ella junto a dos ayudantes prepara la comida desde hace un año, su esposo, que es albañil de oficio, la ayuda los días domingos donde tiene más clientes.

Con el préstamo de S/. 1,500, el cual pagará en 8 meses, comprará gaseosas al por mayor, servilletas y cambiará sus sillas que no la tiene en uso.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped to purchase gas at wholesale and replace dining utensils and furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 23, 2008
Listed
Oct 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009