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Rosa
Rosa has been making a living by selling cosmetics for the past 8 years. She started selling the products of only one brand, but little by little, she has been able to start selling the cosmetics of three different brands. She also offers a cleaning service in a dental office. With this side job she was able to work and help out with the household expenses.


Rosa is the mother of two girls, who are her motivation to work. Now that they are grown, Rosa and her husband live alone. She shares her earnings with her husband so that all of the household expenses with be covered. Together with some friends, Rosa is considering the possibility of starting a business of making clothing in a few years.


(Translated by Ally and Mariela of San Roque High School)

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Rosa se dedica a la venta a de cosméticos desde hace ocho años. Empezó vendiendo productos de una sola marca, pero poco a poco y con la idea de obtener un mayor ingreso ha llegado a vender cosméticos de tres distintas marcas. Por otro lado, también ofrece el servicio de limpieza ay mantenimiento en un consultorio dental. Ha sido con este oficio con el que ella empezó a trabajar y a ayudar con los gastos en su hogar.

Rosa es madre de dos hijas, quienes siempre han significado su motivación más importante para poder trabajar. Hoy en día ellas ya son mayores e independientes; por lo que las ganancias de Rosa las comparte con su esposo ara cubrir gastos y mantenimiento de su casa.

Junto con unas amigas esta considerando la posibilidad de abrir un negocio de confección de ropa dentro de unos años.

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EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,822,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Rosa new Merchandise (Cosmetics).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 26, 2009
Listed
Feb 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009