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Clorinda was born in the city of Ocongate, Quispicanchis Province, Cusco Department. She belongs to “Las Margarita Ocongate” (The Ocongate Daisies) communal bank with Arariwa Cusco. Clorinda currently lives in her hometown with her husband and children. (Ocongate is about two hours away from the city of Cusco.)

For 13 years, Clorinda has raised small animals like guinea pigs. She has a shed at home where she has approximately 300 guinea pigs. She sells them for 20 new soles each, either cooked or live. She sells them to restaurant owners, neighbors and friends. On the side of her house, Clorinda has several fields where she grows grass and alfalfa to feed the animals. She can be found at home seven days per week. Clorinda needs the loan to buy seeds and fertilizer.
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Clorinda nació en la ciudad de Ocongate provincia de Quispicanchis del departamento del Cusco y pertenece al Banco Comunal “Las Margarita Ocongate” de la asociación Arariwa Cusco. Actualmente, Clorinda vive en la ciudad donde nació junto con su esposo y sus hijos. (La ciudad de Ocongate se encuentra ubicada a dos horas de la ciudad del Cusco).

Hace 13 años, Clorinda que se dedica a la crianza de animales menores como por ejemplo cuyes, ella en su domicilio tiene un galpón donde aproximadamente tiene 300 cuyes, ella vende a S/. 20 nuevos soles cada cuy ya se ha preparado o vivo, ella vende a dueños de restaurantes, vecinos y amigos. Al lado de su casa, Clorinda tiene varios terrenos de cultivo donde siembra pasto y alfalfa que sirven de alimento para los animales. La pueden encontrar los 7 días de la semana en su domicilio. Clorinda requiere el crédito para comprar semillas y abono.

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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
  • 178
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  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Clorinda to buy seeds and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2011
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011