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Our member is FLORENTINA. She is from the Peruvian departamento of Cusco and lives in the Santiago district of Cusco.

She is 45 years old and is married to another member, Carlos. She has 4 children (24-, 23-, 19-, and 14-years old, respectively). She alternates her responsibilities at home with a business finishing the furniture that her husband makes. She does the upholstery and makes pillows and cushions for upholstered pieces; for wardrobes, she polishes and applies layers of varnish; for other pieces, she paints or applies enamel, depending on what her customers order. The member needs the loan to be able to buy materials and supplies for the business.

The member is grateful that loans are available in this way and she commits herself to repaying the loan in the agreed-upon time.

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Nuestra socia es la sra. FLORENTINA; ella es del departamento de Cusco, vive en la asociación pro vivienda en San Antonio en el distrito de Santiago en Cusco.

La socia tiene 45 años de edad y es casada con el socio sr. Carlos, ella tiene 4 hijos (24, 23, 19, 14) años de edad, la socia alterna sus actividades domésticas con el comercio, ella realiza los acabados de los muebles que su esposo hace, ella los tapiza, y hace los almohadones y cojines de los diferentes modelos de muebles, si son roperos los pule y los barniza con varias capas, a otros les pone pinturas esmaltes y según sea el pedido de los clientes. Para lo cual la socia requiere el préstamo para poder comprar materiales y telas para los sillones.

La socia agradece y valora el préstamo otorgado mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago general de su préstamo en el plazo programado.

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About Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).

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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Florentina buy materials and supplies for furniture business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2009
May 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009