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Sra. Guillermina belongs to the Communal Bank “Pachapaccari”, which is located in the district, province, and department of Cusco.

She is 46 years old, in a common law marriage, and has three children. Guillermina divides her time between her daily activities and her business selling leather braids that she makes herself. She distributes her products to her customers who order them. The braids are used for making bracelets, hats, handbags, and other items. Even though she produces only braids, Guillermina does not rule out the possibility of making other items in the future. At the moment, this is the only business she engages in so that her family can get ahead.

Guillermina is requesting a loan to buy more materials for her leather business. She is very happy with the loan and promises to complete her payments.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal” PACHAPACCARI”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Guillermina; ella tiene 46 años de edad, conviviente y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de trenzados hechos a base de cuero, la socia realiza estos trenzados para luego distribuirlo a sus clientes que le solicitan , con estos trenzados se puede realizar pulseras,sombreros,carteras entre otros mas pero la socia solo realiza los trenzados pero no descarta la posibilidad en el futuro realizar estos trabajos también, por el momento es la única actividad que realiza y de esta forma ella saca a su familia adelante.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de material para su negocio (cuero).

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
  • 179
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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 Guillermina purchase materials for making leather braids.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2011
Feb 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011