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Delia Rosa

Peru
Lima, Peru / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $350 helped to buy cupcakes, sweet bread, and empanadas in bulk.


Delia Rosa's story

Delia is a member of The Wheatfield village bank. She is 72 years old and six months ago, she became a widow. She has two grown children who are single and live with her.

Delia worked for 28 years in as a candy saleswoman until she retired. However, she reentered the job market as a freelance saleswoman ten years ago. She earns commissions, but also buys sweet bread and empanadas in bulk and sells them to stores in her neighborhood. She says that with the loans from FINCA, she is able to invest in the sweets merchandise she sells.

Delia needs a loan for 1,000 soles to buy cupcakes, sweet bread, and empanadas in bulk. She reached her dream of having a house, but she still has a lot of confidence to continue to work and says she will continue until her strength goes.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: September 11, 2009

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: September 11, 2009