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Maribell is 30 years old, married, and has two children: Justo (12 years) and Andree (1 year). She lives in the city of Calca, in the department of Cusco, and is a member of the Arariwa Association’s Mamacha Asunta Community Bank.

Maribell is a hardworking mother and businesswoman who gets up very early each morning to begin her daily activities such as preparing breakfast for her children and husband, and cleaning the house.

After doing these chores, she takes food to the Modelo Market in Calca. She’s been selling food there for four years and has done very well, thanks to the effort she puts into her work. She needs a loan to buy items such as rice, sugar, noodles, oil, meat and vegetables for more meals.

Maribell is grateful for this opportunity to get a loan, and promises to pay back the money according to the schedule.
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Nuestra socia Maribell tiene 30 años, es conviviente y tiene dos hijos: Justo tiene 12 años y Andree tiene 1 año. La socia Maribell vive en la ciudad de Calca del departamento del Cusco y pertenece al Banco Comunal “MAMACHA ASUNTA” de la Asociación Arariwa.

La socia es una madre trabajadora y emprendedora que se levanta muy temprano para hacer sus actividades en la casa como por ejemplo preparar desayuno para sus hijos y su esposo y también limpia la casa. La socia después de hacer sus actividades de la casa lleva comida al mercado modelo de Calca. Ya son 4 años que se dedica a la venta de comida y le ha ido muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. La socia requiere el préstamo para comprar insumos como arroz, azúcar, fideos, aceite, carne y verduras para preparar más platos de comida.

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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maribell to buy meal ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 15, 2009
Jan 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010