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Felicitas
Felicitas is a member of the “Las Amistosas” (Friendly Ladies) communal bank. She is a native of the Urcos district, in the Quispicanchis province, Cusco department; located one hour from the city of Cusco.

Our associate is 52 years old, is separated from her husband and lives with her four-year old grandson, whom she cares for and loves very much. She became her grandson’s caregiver because his parents were not fit.

[Felicitas] sells dry goods. She also has her own farmland where she raises corn and beans and sells most of the harvest in the Urcos central market. She is requesting this loan in order to buy seeds with so that she can plant on her land.

She is very grateful for this loan and promises to make her payments on schedule.
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La socia Felicitas; pertenece al banco comunal “LAS AMISTOSAS”, es natural del distrito de Urcos, en la provincia de Quispicanchis y departamento de Cusco; situado a 1 hora desde la ciudad de Cusco.

Nuestra socia tiene 52 años de edad, la socia está separada del marido, ella vive con su nietito de 4 años de edad y lo cuida y quiere mucho; La socia se hizo cargo de su nieto a raíz de una incompatibilidad entre los padres del menor, la socia se dedica a la venta de productos secos, ella también tiene terrenos de cultivos, los mismos que sirven para ella extraer maíz y habas, pallares y los vende al por mayor y menor en el mercado central de Urcos su tierra natal; Nuestra socia solicita el préstamo para poder comprar semillas y sembrar en sus terrenos.

Nuestra socia agradece y valora el préstamo y se compromete en cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas en el tiempo establecido.

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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
  • 93
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Felicitas seeds for planting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 31, 2010
Listed
Apr 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2010