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Rosalina is a partner of the Seagulls Community Bank.
She is 46 years old and separated, with six children. Rosalina sells emoliente (a hot drink prepared with flax seed, herbs, and barely, which has curative properties) along a central road in the city of Ayacucho. Rosalina also sews sweaters and embroiders place mats. She sells these in the market of Ayacucho.
Rosalina needs a loan of 800 soles, which she'll use to to pay the bricklayer who is finishing the construction of her house.
Rosalina dreams of improving her home and starting another business.
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Rosalina es socia del Banco Comunal Las Gaviotas.
Rosalina es separada, tiene 46 años y 6 hijos, Rosalina vende emoliente (bebida caliente preparada con semillas de lino, hierbas, cebada, que tiene propiedades curativas) sus ventas los realiza ambulantemente en una carreta en una avenida céntrica de la ciudad de Ayacucho. Además Rosalina teje chompas, borda manteles y los vende en el mercado de la ciudad de Ayacucho.
Rosalína necesita un préstamo de 800 soles dinero que será invertido en el pago del albañil porque en los últimos meses termino de construir su casa.
Rosalina sueña con mejorar aun mas su casa e implementar otro negocio.

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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
  • 92
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Rosalina pay the bricklayer because her house is in the final stages of being built.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2008
Nov 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009