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Benedicta
Benedicta is 52 years old and assumes the role of both father and mother to her three children. She was born in the city of Iberia in the Province of Puerto Maldonado, but she lives in the city of Cusco. Benedicta is a hardworking and enterprising woman who succeeds on behalf of her family. She sells meals and distributes plates of food to taxi drivers who arrive at her small vending stand on the street. Benedicta has been in this business for six years and has done very well as a result of the effort she puts into her work. She also has a small grocery store that she opened six months ago. Benedicta is taking this opportunity to request a loan to buy supplies such as rice, sugar, noodles, and other ingredients. Her dream is to open a tourist restaurant.


Benedicta is a member of the Communal Bank “Sol de Oro” (Golden Sun), which is part of Asociación Arariwa. She is grateful for the opportunity being given to her and promises to complete her payments on time.

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Benedicta, tiene 52 años de edad, es padre y madre para sus tres hijos, ella nació en la ciudad de Iberia de la provincia de Puerto Maldonado y vive en la ciudad del Cusco.

Benedicta es un mujer trabajadora y emprendedora que saca adelante a su familia, ella se dedica a la venta de menú pues reparte sus platos de comida a los taxistas que llegan a su pequeño puesto de venta que es forma ambulatoria. Ya son 6 años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su labor. Benedicta también tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes y abrió hace 6 meses.

Benedicta en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar insumos como por ejemplo arroz, azúcar, fideos y otras cosas más. El sueño de Benedicta es abrir un restaurante turístico.

Benedicta pertenece al banco comunal “Sol de Oro” 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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 78
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,213,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Benedicta to purchase supplies such as rice, sugar, noodles, and other ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 18, 2011
Listed
Mar 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011