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Rosa is a member of the Mujeres Independientes (Independent Women) Community Bank.

Rosa lives with her partner, is 56 years old, and has six children who are 37, 35, 32, 30 and the youngest is 11 who is studying in public school.

Rosa was working in her stamping workshop in Gamarra and was neglecting her youngest son. She had to leave her job to spend more time with her child and left her eldest son in charge of the business. This is when she decided to start a shop in her home and begin to sell. She purchased a glass case for her shop.

Rosa needs a loan of 3,400 soles in order to purchase merchandise for her shop for mother's day. She's going to buy rice, sugar, oil, and milk at wholesale.

Since joining FINCA, she has learned how a community bank works. She is the treasurer. She learned how to cope as she was very timid. Rosa's dream is to grow her business more with more merchandise.
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Rosa es socia del Bancomunal Mujeres Independientes
Rosa es conviviente tiene 56 años, seis hijos de 37, 35, 32,30 y el ultimo de 11 años que está estudiando en la escuela estatal.
Rosa trabajaba en su taller de estampados en gamarra, y descuidaba a su hijo menor, tuvo que dejar el trabajo para pasar más tiempo con su hijo, y dejar a su hijo mayor a cargo del negocio. Es cuando decide poner en su casa una bodega y ponerse a vender, compro una exhibidora, una vitrina para su bodega.
Rosa necesita un préstamo de 3400 soles, para la compra de mercadería para su bodega para el día de la madre, va compra arroz, azúcar, aceite, leche al por mayor.
Desde que está en Finca, aprendió cómo funciona el Bancomunal, ella es titular de la chequera aprendió a desenvolverse, era muy tímida.
El sueño de Rosa es agrandar más su negocio, con más mercadería.

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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
  • 84
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Rosa rosa needs a loan of 3,400 soles in order to purchase merchandise for her shop for mother's day. She's going to buy rice, sugar, oil, and milk at wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2009
May 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009