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Ricardina belongs to the Chaska Ñahui Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Cusco district, Cusco province, and the Cusco department.

Ricardina is 54 years old, married, and has four children. She alternates her daily activities with the business of selling food. She works in an independent manner, which is one of the reasons she feels good. Through this business she is able to spend more time with her children. She sells in an itinerant manner at the Huancaro market on Saturday, which is the day of the fair. Also, she goes to different fairs in Cusco and the Valle Sagrado. That way she gets her family ahead.

She is requesting the loan to buy supplies for her business. She will buy things like rice, sugar, milk, and vegetables, among other things. She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make her payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal” CHASKA ÑAHUI”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Ricardina; la socia tiene 54 años de edad, casada y tiene 4 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de comida ,la socia trabaja de forma independiente esto es uno de los motivos que le hace sentir bien ya que mediante este negocio la socia puede estar más tiempo con sus hijos, la socia vende en forma ambulatoria ella vende en el mercado de Huancaro los días sábados de feria también se va a las distintas ferias que se realiza en Cusco y en el Valle Sagrado de esta manera la socia saca a su familia adelante.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de insumos para su negocio como arroz, azúcar, leche menestras entre otros más.

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
  • 121
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  • $60,164,250
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ricardina to buy supplies for her business like rice, sugar, milk, and vegetables, among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011