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Rosalina is very hard-working young person. She makes desserts such as jellies (jell-o), flans and yogurt cakes. She has been doing this for two and a half years. Rosalina has three children, two of whom are school age. She lives with her husband and children in Villa Litoral district which is thirty minutes from the city center.

Every day, Rosalina gets up very early in the morning and goes out to sell her desserts to stores and schools in neighboring districts. Rosalina's mother, Alina, helps her make her desserts and cakes and also has a good knowledge of how to prepare pastries such as empanadas and cheese rolls. Together with her mother, Rosalina would like to expand the business and increase her production and sale of pastries. For this reason, she would like to buy a 6 compartment oven and a kneading machine for dough.
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La Sra. Rosalina es una persona joven y muy trabajadora, se dedica a la elaboración de postres como ser gelatinas, flanes, y tortas de yogurt desde hace dos años y medio. Tiene tres hijos y dos de ellos en edad escolar. Ella vive con su esposo y sus hijos en la zona de villa Liitoral que esta ubicada a treinta minutos del centro de la cuidad. Cada día rosa se despierta muy temprano por las mañanas y sale a vender los postres a las tiendas y colegios de las zonas cercanas. La madre de Rosalina la Sra. Alina, es quien ayuda en la preparación de los postres y las tortas y además tiene buen conocimiento de la preparación de masitas como ser empanadas y rollos de queso. Rosa junto a su madre quieren ampliar su negocio e incrementar su producción con la venta de masitas y es por lo que quieren comprar un horno de 6 latas y una maquina sobadora de masa.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Rosalina to buy an oven and a kneading machine for dough.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2010
Dec 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011