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This borrower belongs to the La Unión communal bank, located in the district of Cusco and also in the province and department of Cusco.

Nieves is 50 years old and has a live-in partner and two children. She alternates her daily activities with her grocery store business, which she attends to from 6am to 7pm to get her children ahead. She wants to expand her grocery store and she is requesting the loan to purchase products for her store like rice, sugar and pasta.

Nieves is grateful for everyone who is making this dream possible and promises to make her payments in the established time frame.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “LA UNION”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Nieves; ella tiene 50 años de edad y es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de tienda de abarrotes, que atiende desde las 6:00 a.m hasta las 7:00 p.m y por medio de este negocio saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar su negocio de tienda de abarrotes. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar productos para la tienda de abarrotes como arroz, azúcar y fideos.

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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 155
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  • $60,187,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Nieves to buy products for the grocery store such as rice, sugar and pasta.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 21, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011