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Our applicant is a member of the Cristo Moreno communal bank. She lives in the city of Cusco.

Sra. Mariluz is 38 years old and lives with her two children, ages 11 and 7. She alternates her household activities with a weekend job washing the clothes of other people. She is trained as a midwife but for a lot of different reasons has been unable to practice her profession.

Now, she has decided to open an obstetric office in her house, and she will invest the money she is applying for in this new project. Sra. Mariluz appreciates the support offered through the loan and promises to meet all her debt payments according to the established installments.

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Nuestra socia pertenece al banco comunal “CRISTO MORENO”; Nuestra socia vive en la ciudad del Cusco.

Nuestra socia es la Sra. Mariluz, ella tiene 38 años de edad es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos de 11 y 7 de edad, nuestra socia alterna sus actividades del hogar con el trabajo de lavar ropa de otras personas los fines de semanas, Nuestra socia es técnica en obstetricia pero por muchas diferentes razones no estaba ejerciendo su carrera, ahora ella está dispuesta a aperturar un consultorio obstétrico en su casa y el dinero que solicita lo invertirá en este nuevo proyecto.

La socia agradece y valora el apoyo brindado mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de su deuda en el plazo 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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,976,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Mariluz for the opening of an obstetric office.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010