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AMERICA, 33, is married and has two children; she lives in the imperial city of Cusco and is a member of the “UNIDOS PARA EL TRIUNFO” communal bank of Asociación Arariwa. She has a small candle-making business. She has been in this line of work for several years now and has done well thanks to the effort she puts into her work. She is a humble, hard-working, enterprising, responsible mother who strugles to get her childen ahead in life providing them with a good education. She tell us that her husband's grandfather started this business 13 years ago and now she, with her husband, run it. She needs financing to buy supplies like paraffin and wicks. She is grateful for the opportunity granted by this means and pledges to repay in a timely fashion.
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Nuestra socia AMERICA es una humilde madre de familia, tiene 33 años de edad, es casada y tiene dos hijos. Ellos viven en la ciudad imperial del Cusco. Ella pertenece al banco comunal “UNIDOS PARA EL TRIUNFO” de la Asociación Arariwa.

La socia tiene un pequeño negocio de producción y venta de velas, Ya son varios años que trabaja en el negocio y le ha ido muy bien gracias a todo el empeño que pone en su trabajo. Nuestra socia es una madre trabajadora, emprendedora, responsable que trata casar adelante a sus hijos dándole una buena educación. La socia cuenta que este negocio lo empezó su abuelo de su esposo hace trece años y ahora ella es quien administra el negocio junto con su esposo. La socia requiere el dinero para comprar más materiales para producción de velas como parafina y pabilo.

La socia se encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

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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
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped America to buy candle-making supplies like paraffin and wicks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2009
Dec 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010