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Maria, 22, is divorced and has two children. She alternates her daily activities with the sale of ‘jora de maíz’ (used to prepare chicha, a drink made from fermented corn). She also farms vegetables like carrots, tomatoes and lettuces which she then sells in Urubamba’s Modelo Market in an ambulatory way. She wants to have a stand in the market to sell her vegetables. She is asking for funds to have working capital and be able to buy fertilizers and manure for her vegetable crops.

She is a member of the “Mainique” communal bank located in Mainique district, Urubamba province, Cusco department.

She avails herself of this platform to express her gratitude to all those who share her dream and commits to repay in a timely fashion.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “Mainique”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Mainique, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Maria; ella tiene 22 años de edad y es divorciada y tiene 2 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el trabajo de venta de jora de maíz (se usa para preparar la chicha) y también se dedica al cultivo de hortalizas como zanahorias, tomates y lechugas y después lo vende en el mercado modelo de Urubamba en forma ambulatoria, la socia quiere tener un puesto en el mercado para vender las hortalizas. La socia solicita el préstamo para tener capital de trabajo y poder comprar fertilizante y abonos para cultivar las hortalizas.

La socia agradece a quienes forman parte de este sueño mediante este medio y 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).

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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Maria to have working capital to buy manure and fertilizers for her vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2010
Oct 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011