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Nieves is a member of the “PEROLNIYOC” community bank; she lives in the province of Urubamba, in the department of Cusco.

Nieves is 53 years old and married; she works selling artisanal crafts. She sells all types of souvenirs in Pachar, and she is applying for this loan to buy wholesale crafts from Pisac.

She is grateful for and values the support offered to her with this loan, and she promises to complete her repayments in a timely manner.
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Nuestra socia pertenecen al banco comunal “PEROLNIYOC”; Nuestra socia vive en la provincia de Urubamba perteneciente al departamento del Cusco.

Nuestra socia es la Sra. Nieves; ella tiene 53 años de edad, la socia es casada y la socia se dedica a la artesanía, Nuestra socia vende todo tipo de suvenirs en pachar. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar al por mayor artesanías de Pisac.

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
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Nieves purchase of crafts from Pisac.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010