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Nancy is a 25-year-old woman with a daughter who is a year and four months old. Nancy is a hardworking and responsible woman who sells handicrafts and is married to a painter. She used to help him out during her free time, but now that she has learned this skill, she devotes her time to her business. She states that set up a room in her house as her very own paint studio, where she spends hours making paintings. She has been in business for 4 years, and it has been very prosperous thanks to the efforts that she puts into her work. Nancy needs this loan to purchase stretcher bars, canvas, paint, and oil paint. Our client's greatest wish is to own an art gallery in which she can sell her products. This year, however, she will rent a gallery in Cusco's Plaza of Arms, where she will sell her paintings.

Our client is grateful for the opportunity that has been given to her by the institute, and she is committed to making her payments according to the loan terms.

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Nancy, tiene 25 años, tiene una hija de un año y cuatro meses. Nancy es una mujer responsable y trabajadora que se dedica a la venta de artesanía, ella esta casada con un pintor y ayudaba a su esposo en sus horas libres pero ahora ella aprendió el trabajo y se dedica al negocio, ella nos cuenta que acomodo una habitación de su domicilio para abrir e implementar su propio taller de pintura donde pasa varias horas haciendo pinturas. Ya son 4 años que se dedica al negocio y le ha ido muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Nancy requiere el préstamo para comprar bastidores, tela, pintura y oleos. El anhelo de la socia es tener su propia tienda de pintura donde pueda vender sus productos pero este año por el momento alquilará una tienda en la Plaza de Armas del Cusco donde venderá sus pinturas.

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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,962,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Nancy purchase stretch bars, canvas, paint, and oil paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010