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Maribel Cecilia
Maribel is a member of the "REAL" community bank. She lives in the Santiago district of the province and department of Cusco.

Maribel is a 44-year-old single mother with three children. She both takes care of the home and works as a small trader. She is a hardworking and daring woman. She has three businesses. She started with grocery and gift shop out of her home, which still operates under her family's administration. She also has two locations where she sells clothes for babies and children, one in the Magisterio neighborhood and one in the Cusco shopping center. She is well-positioned in her three businesses and clearly knows what she is doing. She is a woman who very much wants to get ahead, and little by little she is getting there. Every 15 days she travels to Lima to pick up her merchandise, and she also goes to Bolivia, where she can find stuffed animals and baby clothes more cheaply. She is seeking this loan to buy and sell her merchandise.

Maribel appreciates and thanks you for the credit being given, since it will allow her to grow and to have a better quality of life. She promises to make regular repayments to the loan in the time indicated.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “REAL”; La socia vive en el distrito de Santiago en la provincia y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Maribel; ella tiene 44 años de edad y la socia es madre soltera y tiene 3 hijos; la socia alterna sus actividades del hogar con el comercio minorista; La socia es una mujer muy trabajadora y muy arriesgada, ella tiene tres negocios, ella comenzó con una tienda abarrotes y venta de regalos en su casa, la cual aún sigue teniéndola pero la administra su familia, La socia también a su vez puso dos locales de venta de ropa para bebes y niños en el barrio de magisterio una de ellas y el otro negocio de venta de ropas para bebes y niños en el centro comercial Cusco; La socia apuesta en sus tres negocios y sin duda ella sabe porque lo hace es una mujer que tiene muchas ganas de salir adelante y poco a poco lo está logrando, La socia viaja cada 15 días a la ciudad de Lima para traer su mercadería y también viaja a Bolivia donde encuentra más barato los peluches, y ropas para niños. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar mercadería y venderla.

La socia valora y agradece el crédito otorgado ya que este le permite crecer y tener una mejor calidad de vida, así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas 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
  • 174
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,197,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Maribel Cecilia to purchase merchandise for her businesses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2010
Aug 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010