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Cirila belongs to the “Las Amistosas” communal bank. She is a native of the Urcos district in the province of Quispicanchis and the department of Cusco. This is about one hour from the city of Cusco.

Cirila is 29 years old, lives with a partner, and has two children, 4 and 2 years of age. She works as a cleaning person for the city, and also sells food. She also travels to Lima and Juliacea to buy clothing that she sells door-to-door to her friends and acquaintances. She also offers laundry service in people’s homes on weekends. She is an independent and very hardworking woman.

Cirila will use this loan to travel to purchase more clothing to sell for the fall and winter seasons. She appreciates and values this loan and promises to make her payments according to schedule.
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La socia Cirila; 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 29 años de edad, es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos de 4 y 2 años de edad, nuestra socia trabaja en la municipalidad de limpieza y vende comida, la socia también vende ropa de manera ambulatoria ella trae de Lima y de Juliaca y vende casa por casa a sus amigas y conocidos, la socia da en dos partes la facilidad de pago, ella también lava ropa los fines de semana va a las casa que solicita su servicio y lava la ropa, Nuestra socia es una mujer independiente y sumamente trabajadora, Ella solicita el préstamo para viajar a traer más ropa de temporada otoño e invierno.

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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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Cirila buy clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010