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Alfredo Tomas
Alfredo is part of the Sacred Valley communal bank. He is 49 years old and has three children. His main business as the sumac cola industrial bottler is to make soda. He also runs two taxis that go between Cusco and Calca. He's been at this work for six years, and it's going very well.

Alfredo is a responsible and entrepreneurial person who is always looking for opportunities to get ahead and help his family. Alfredo needs this loan for working capital to buy ingredients such as flavorings.

He is very grateful for the opportunity he has through this Kiva partner and promises to make his payments on time, according to his payment schedule.
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Alfredo forma parte del banco comunal “VALLE SAGRADO”, tiene 49 años, tiene tres hijos. Su principal actividad económica es fabricar gaseosas “Embotelladora Industrial Sumac Kola” y su actividad económica complementaria es administrar sus dos carros que hacen servicios de transportes de las ciudades de Cusco a Calca y viceversa. Ya son seis años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien.

Alfredo es una persona, responsable y emprendedor que busca a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario ayudar a su familia. Alfredo requiere el préstamo para aumentar el capital del negocio comprando insumos como por ejemplo saborizantes.

El socio se encuentra agradecido por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente.

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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
  • 153
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Alfredo Tomas purchase soda flavorings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2010
May 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010