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Maria Edi
Our partner Maria belongs to the Golden Sun Community Bank of the Arariwa Association and is 53 years old. She is married and has three grown children.

Maria is a hard-working mother and a self-starter who works to support her family. She cares for a 89-year old person and also has a little shop where she sews sweatsuits. She has worked with the community bank of the Association of Arariwa for nine years. Maria wants a loan to purchase fabric to sew more sweatsuits.

Maria is grateful for the opportunity provided through this medium and she is committed to making her payments on time.
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Nuestra socia Maria pertenece al Banco Comunal “Sol de Oro” de la Asociación Arariwa, tiene 53 años, es casada y tiene tres hijos que ya son independientes.
Maria es una madre trabajadora y emprendedora que saca adelante a su familia y brinda servicio de atención de una persona mayor de 89 años de edad y también se dedica una su pequeño taller de confección de buzos. Ya son nueve años que participa de los bancos comunales de la Asociación de Arariwa. La socia Maria requiere el préstamo para comprar tela para confeccionar más buzos.

La socia Maria 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
  • 152
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,187,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Maria Edi purchase of fabric for sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010