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Maria is a member of the "SAN VALENTIN" community bank which is located in Cusco district, in the province and department of Cusco.

Maria is 57 years old, widowed, and has 2 children. Her business is buying and selling children's, women's and men's clothes such as polo shirts, sweaters, jackets, blouses, baby clothes, etc. She has an establishment in a mall in the city center. She also works as a teacher in a state school and this is how she gets her family ahead in life.

Maria is requesting this loan to buy merchandise (clothes) for her business. She is happy to be receiving a loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal” SAN VALENTIN”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Maria; ella tiene 57 años de edad, viuda y tiene 2 hijos; La socia se dedica al negocio de compra y venta de ropa para niños, damas y caballeros como polos, chompas, casacas, blusas, ropa para bebes entre otros más, la socia tiene su establecimiento en una galería por el centro de la ciudad, a la vez la socia trabaja como docente en un colegio estatal y de esta forma saca a su familia adelante.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de mercadería de ropa para su negocio.

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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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  • $57,999,750
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria to buy merchandise (clothes) for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2010
Jan 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011