A loan of $550 helped to buy chickens and animal feed.


Rosa Petrona's story

Rosa has been a member of "10 de Agosto" communal bank for 10 years. She lives in the Santa Ana parish of Cuenca; a place which thanks to its geographic location has many places where you can enjoy nature. From the parish centre, you can admire the city of Cuenca. It's people are warm-hearted, friendly and work in different activities which allow them to pay their household costs. Rosa is 31 years old, married and has 3 children aged 12, 10 and a 2 months old baby. Her first daughter studies in the town's high school and her son in junior school. Her husband has the difficult job of being a bricklayer. They own their house. Rosa works three days a week as a domestic maid. She works half a day and spends the rest of the time looking after her home and chickens. She is going to invest her new loan in buying chickens and animal feed. Her aim is to finish her house.

Translator profile picture

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Bell


Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details