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Gladys belongs to the communal bank "Siempre Adelante." This bank is located in the Cusco district in the province and department of Cusco.

Gladys is 47 years old, lives with a partner, and has 3 children. She alternates her daily activities with her business buying and selling fruit. She has a post in the "Virgen Asunta" market where she sells all kinds of fruit at wholesale and retail. Gladys has had this business for a number of years, and she is feels very content with it.

Gladys requests a loan to buy more merchandise for her business, and to refinish the walls of her stall.

She is very happy to receive this loan, and she pledges to comply with the payment terms.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SIEMPRE ADELANTE”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra.Gladys; ella tiene 47 años de edad es conviviente y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de compra y venta de fruta, la socia tiene su puesto en el mercado virgen asunta ahí vende todo tipo de fruta al por mayor y menor,la socia lleva años trabajando en este negocio y se siente muy contenta.

La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar más mercadería para su negocio y para el revestido de su puesto.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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 $1,075 helped Gladys to buy more merchandise for her business, and to refinish the walls of her stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011