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Melissa is 20 years old and will soon be a mother since she is pregnant. She was born in the city of Oropesa in Cusco Province, Peru. Her main business activity is making and selling “Chuta” bread. Like most of the residents, she operates her business by renting an oven by the hour in order to make her products. Melissa is taking this opportunity to request a loan to buy supplies such as flour, yeast, and many other items.

Melissa belongs to the Communal Bank “Ricchariy Puririsun” which is part of Asociación Araiwa. She is grateful for the opportunity that has been provided and promises to complete her payments on time.

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Melissa tiene 20 años de edad y pronto va ser mamá pues está embarazada, ella nació en la ciudad de Oropesa provincia del Cusco, Perú.

Su principal actividad de Melissa es la elaboración y venta de panes “Chuta”, ella como la mayoría de pobladores que se dedican a este negocio tienen que alquilar un horno por horas para preparar sus productos. En esta oportunidad Melissa requiere el préstamo para comprar insumos como por ejemplo harina, levadura y muchas cosas más.

Melissa pertenece al banco comunal “RICCHARIY PURIRISUN” de la Asociación Arariwa y se encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

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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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Melissa purchase flour, yeast, and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011