A loan of $1,550 helped to buy products such as sugar, rice, oil, pasta and more..


Rosa's story

Rosa is 34 years old. She is a cheerful woman. She lives with her husband Ricardo, with whom she has 3 children, She cares for them in the house she bought two years ago. Every morning from the very early hours, she goes out to work to maintain her business in good conditions. At dawn she prepares breakfasts, which consists of nutritious broths for merchants. The locale she rented is located in a central are in her community. “My husband and I work full time in our restaurant because we have a lot of customers. that is why we hires additional staff to help us improve our earnings", she says. This is loan number 2 with Kiva. She is grateful for the opportunity that has been given to progress and get ahead. That is why she promises to make her payments on time. Rosa will invest the S/. 4000 soles in buying merchandise such as rice, sugar, oil, milk, pasta and other non-perishable products by the sack. This way she can make more profits.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue


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