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This client is Sofia and she lives in Mirafloras, La Cantuta A-3, located about 30 minutes from the city of Cusco.

Sofia is 24 years old and lives with her 6-month-old baby and his father. She balances her activities and her work as a mother with the sale of products by catalogue. She works with three lines, one being a line of clothing and bags via catalogue. She is requesting a loan to make a large order of products, which she will sell to her customers on those occasions when orders do not arrive.

Sofia is thankful for this loan and is committed to paying it all back within the designated time. She is very happy for this assistance and appreciates and blesses the people who have made this all possible

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La socia es la Sra. SOFIA; ella vive en miraflores la cantuta A-3, ubicado a 30 minutos de la ciudad del Cusco.

Nuestra socia tiene 24 años de edad, es conviviente y tiene un pequeño hijo de 6 meses, ella alterna sus actividades y su labor de madre con la venta de productos por catálogo, ella trabaja con 3 líneas y una de ella vende ropa y carteras por catálogo, la socia solicita el préstamo para poder hacer un pedido mayor de sus productos y estos venderlos a sus clientas en las diferentes fechas que no llegan los pedidos.

La socia agradece el préstamo y se compromete a pagar toda su deuda en el tiempo estipulado, ella está muy feliz por este apoyo y valora y bendice a las personas que hacen posible todo esto.

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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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Sofia purchase beauty and clothing products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2009
Jun 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009