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Celia
Celia, aged 59, is married and the mother of three children. She was born in the province of Cusco, department of Cusco, and currently lives with her husband in her native city.

Celia is a teacher who was laid off, but she still works as a teacher in the private school "Leoncio Padro". Currently she is on vacation. She has already worked for ten years in this school and is doing very well. Celia owns also a grocery store; during her vacations she opens it very early and during the rest of the year only in the evenings.

Celia expects to be granted a loan of US$900 which she will use to buy goods such as beer, rice, soft drinks, mineral water, etc. Celia's dream is to expand her store or open another one.

Celia is a member of the communal bank "Velasco Astete" of the microfinance unit Asociación Arariwa. The communal bank is in its ninth year of operation and is well managed by its Board.
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Celia, tiene 59 años, es casada y tiene tres hijos, ella nació en la provincia del Cusco departamento del Cusco y actualmente vive junto con su esposo en la misma ciudad.

Celia es profesora cesante pero todavía trabaja como profesora en la institución educativa privada “Leoncio Padro” y en este momento se encuentra D. vacaciones. Ya son 10 años que trabaja en el colegio y le va muy bien. Celia también tiene una tienda D. abarrotes, ella durante sus vacaciones abre desD. muy temprano y durante resto del año solo en las noches.

Celia espera recibir $ 900 USD D. crédito y utilizará este dinero para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo cerveza, arroz, gaseosas, agua mineral, etc. El sueño D. Celia ampliar su tienda o abrir otro tienda.

Celia pertenece al banco comunal “Velasco Astete” D. la UMF Asociación Arariwa. El banco comunal esta en el noveno año D. funcionamiento y está bien administrado por la junta directiva.

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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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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 127
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  • $56,116,275
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Celia to buy goods such as beer, rice, soft drinks, mineral water, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 10, 2011
Listed
Jan 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011