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Ms. Lucrecia is a member of the “Virgen Purificada Angostura” communal bank. She lives in the district of Angostura in the province of Saylla, in the department of Cusco. She is a 35 year old single woman with three young children.

She works in the retail business in the district of Saylla. She owns farmland and grows potatoes, corn, and vegetables for sale. When her customers come to her farm, they buy her entire supply of produce.

She will use the loan to buy fertilizer and seeds for the new sowing season. She is immensely grateful for the loan as it will allow her to expand her business and improve her quality of life. She promises to make her payments according to the agreed upon term.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN PURIFICADA - ANGOSTURA”; La socia vive en el distrito de Angostura en la provincia de Saylla departamento del Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Lucrecia, ella tiene 35 años de edad y La socia es soltera y tiene 3 hijos menores la socia se dedica al comercio minorista en el distrito de Saylla, La socia tiene terrenos de cultivo, ella cultiva papa, maíz, hortalizas para la venta, La socia tiene sus compradores y ellos vienen a llevar toda la producción de la socia; La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de fertilizantes y semillas para una nueva siembra.

La socia valora y agradece infinitamente el crédito otorgado ya que este le permite crecer con su negocio y mejorar su calidad de vida, así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas en el plazo estipulado.

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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 $375 helped Lucrecia to buy fertilizer and seeds for the new sowing season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2010
Jul 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010