A loan of $275 helped pay the bricklayer because her house is in the final stages of being built.


Rosalina's story

Rosalina is a partner of the Seagulls Community Bank.
She is 46 years old and separated, with six children. Rosalina sells emoliente (a hot drink prepared with flax seed, herbs, and barely, which has curative properties) along a central road in the city of Ayacucho. Rosalina also sews sweaters and embroiders place mats. She sells these in the market of Ayacucho.
Rosalina needs a loan of 800 soles, which she'll use to to pay the bricklayer who is finishing the construction of her house.
Rosalina dreams of improving her home and starting another business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sarah Bishop



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