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Paulina, 32, has two children and lives in the city of Pisaq in Calca province, Cusco department, Perú.

Paulina sells crafts in Pisaq’s main square. She’s been in this business for 8 years now and does very well thanks to the effort she puts into it. Paulina needs the loan to buy morel merchandise like sweaters, shawls, ponchos and many other things.

Paulina belongs to Asociación Arariwa’s “Mosoq Ñusta” communal bank and is grateful for the opportunity provided through this means; she also commits to repay in a timely fashion.
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Paulina tiene 32 años de edad, tiene dos hijos y vive en la ciudad de Pisaq de la provincia del Calca departamento del Cusco, Perú.

Paulina se dedica a la venta de artesanía en la plaza de armas de la ciudad de Pisaq. Ya son 8 años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que en su trabajo. Paulina requiere el préstamo para comprar más mercadería como por ejemplo chompas, chalinas, ponchos y muchas cosas más.

Paulina pertenece al banco comunal “Mosoq Ñusta” de la Asociación Arariwa y se encuentra agradecido 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
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,997,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Paulina to buy more merchandise like sweaters, shawls, ponchos and many other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011