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Rosa V. D. C. belongs to the Community Bank for Women with a Future in the Mache district, Otuzco Province, La Libertad State, Peru. She is 70 years old and has worked in a bakery for more than 40 years. She has one son and three grandchildren. She works with a firewood oven maD. from recycled items and she attains the wood from Marche.

Rosa does not have machines and she works in an traditional way with pans, cans, a table, a roller, blades, and razors. She sells her items at the bakery without any help except for that of her husband.

Her first loan of 300 soles was paid off in 4 payments with which she bought butter, flour, yeast, and more. With this loan of 3,000 soles to be paid in 4 payments, she will buy packaged snacks to sell in her bakery because she cannot do much manual labor anymore due to her health.

Rosa says that she has never abandoned her family for her business yet she has always worked in her house and sold bread to support her family. She is known as the best baker in the neighborhood and she would like to maintain this prestige.
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La señora Rosa V. D. C., pertenece al Banco Comunal Mujeres con Futuro, del distrito D. Mache provincia D. Otuzco departamento D. La Libertad Perú, tiene 70 años y trabaja en panadería más D. 40 años, tiene un hijo y tres nietos.
Ella trabaja en un horno D. leña el horno es D. barro revertido, la leña la consigue en Mache.
La señora Rosa, no tiene máquinas, trabaja D. manera artesanal con bateas, latas, mesa, rodillo, palas y rastrillos.
Rosa venD. en su panadería sin ayuda nada más que la D. su esposo.
Su primer crédito fue D. 300 soles cancelado en 4 cuotas con el que compró, manteca, harina, levadura y otros.
Con este crédito D. 3,000 soles que cancelara en 4 cuotas, volverá a comprar insumos para su panadería ya que dejo D. trabajar por motivos D. salud.
Rosa manifiesta nunca haber abandonado a su familia por su negocio pues ella siempre trabajó en su casa y el pan también le sirvió para alimentar a su familia. Ahora es conocida como la mejor panadera D. la zona, por lo que su deseo es continuar con el mismo prestigio.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,464,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Rosa purchase snacks to sell in her bakery because of reasons due to health.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 5, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009