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Dominga belongs to the communal bank “La Unión de Ollantaytambo” ["The Ollantaytambo Union"], of the Arariwa Association. She is 42 years old and comes from the Santa Teresa district of Quillabambam province, in the Department of Cusco. She has three children: Cosme, age 22; Saida, age 19; and Edelmira, age 17. Currently, her main economic activity is selling handicrafts and sweets as a mobile vendor in the Plaza de Armas of the city of Ollantaytambo. She has dedicated herself to this business for three years, and it is going very well for her.

Dominga is a hard-working and enterprising person who is always looking for opportunities to get ahead and to improve her life through her daily efforts. She needs the loan to buy handicrafts such as necklaces, bracelets and traditional knitted caps. Her goal is to build a house and help her children learn a profession.

Dominga is grateful for the opportunity provided to her in this way, and she is committed to making her payments on time.
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Dominga pertenece al banco comunal “La Unión de Ollantaytambo” de la Asociación Arariwa, tiene 42 años, es natural del distrito de Santa Teresa de la provincia de Quillabambam del Departamento del Cusco y tiene tres hijos (Cosme de 22 años, Saida de 19 años y Edelmira de 17 años). Actualmente, su principal actividad económica es vender artesanía y golosinas de forma ambulatoria en la plaza de armas de la ciudad de Ollantaytambo. Ya son tres años que se dedica al negocio y le va excelente.

Dominga es una persona trabajadora y emprendedora que buscan a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario salir adelante, ella requiere el préstamo para comprar artesanía como por ejemplo collares, pulseras, chullos, etc. El anhelo de la socia es construir su casa y sacar profesionales a sus hijos.

Dominga 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Dominga buying handicrafts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010