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Lisseth Melyssa
Lisseth is 21 years old. She has a son and lives in the city of Cuzco, Perú. After doing her house work, Elisabeth works selling artisanal crafts in the Plaza de Armas in the city of Cuzco as a street vendor. She has had this business for five years now and it is going very well for her. Lisseth needs the loan to buy merchandise. For example, silver artisanal handicrafts. Lisseth's dream is to have her own large store where she can have a variety of artisanal handicrafts.

Lisseth belongs to the “Yahuar Maqui” community bank, of the Asociación Arariwa. She is grateful for the opportunity offered in this way and committed to making the payments according to the schedule.
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Lisseth, tiene 21 años de edad, tiene un hijo y vive en la ciudad de Cusco, Perú. Elisabeth después de realizar sus actividades del hogar se dedica a vender artesanía en la plaza de armas de la ciudad del Cusco de forma ambulatoria. Ya son cinco años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien. Lisseth requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo artesanía de tipo platería. El sueño de Lisseth es tener una tienda propia y grande donde tenga una variedad de artesanía.

Lisseth pertenece al banco comunal “Yahuar Maqui” 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 156
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,182,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Lisseth Melyssa to buy merchandise. For example, silver artisanal handicrafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011