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Maria Rosa
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Maria Rosa used to sell at the market but things didn’t go well. Therefore, four years ago she decided to establish a shop inside her house.

Maria Rosa had worked at a sewing workshop and she also does embroideries, according to the season. p>
With the loan she will receive, she would like to buy more products to expand her shop.

Translated from Spanish by Jimena Almendares Leistner, Kiva Volunteer.

María Rosa vendía en el mercado, pero no le fue bien, por lo que hace 4 años decidió poner una bodega en su casa.

María Rosa ha trabajado en un taller de costura, por lo que también se dedica a bordar, dependiendo la temporada. Los préstamos que ha pedido le han servido A ella le gustaría ampliar su tienda.

Additional Information


EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Maria Rosa to buy more products to expand her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2008
Jul 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009