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Mercedes is a member of the communal bank “VIRGEN GUADALUPE-CUSCO”; the bank is located in the Cusco district in the province and department of Cusco.

Mercedes is 40-years-old. She lives with her partner and has 2 children. She alternates between her daily activities and work in a bookstore. She works from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

She also wants to continue studying in order to improve more and more each day. She's requesting the loan for home maintenance. She's happy about the loan and promises to make the payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN GUADALUPE-CUSCO”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Mercedes; ella tiene 40 años de edad y es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el trabajo de librería, ella trabaja desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 7:00 p.m, la socia también quiere seguir estudiando para mejorar cada dia mas. La socia solicita el préstamo para la mantención de su casa.

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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,090,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mercedes home maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 7, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011