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Alejandro is 56 years old and has three children. He was born in the department of Madre de Dios and currently lives in Cusco. Alejandro is a carpenter and works independently. He has a small workshop in his home where he builds wooden furniture, such as closets, beds, chairs, and living room sets.

At this time, Alejandro needs a loan to buy materials such as lacquer, wood, nails, cloth, glue, and sandpaper. His dream is for his workshop to grow larger every day.

Alejandro belongs to the “Inti Pakareq” communal bank of the Asociación Arariwa. He is grateful for the opportunity provided by this organization, and promises to make his payments according to the schedule.
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Alejandro, tiene 56 años de edad, tiene tres hijos, nació en el departamento de Madre de Dios y actualmente vive en la ciudad del Cusco. Alejandro es carpintero y trabaja de forma independiente, él tiene un pequeño taller de carpintería en su domicilio donde fabrica muebles de madera como por ejemplo roperos, camas, sillas y salas. Alejandro en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales como por ejemplo laca, madera, clavos, tela, cola de carpintero, lijas y otras cosas más. El sueño de Alejandro es que el taller crezca cada día más.

Alejandro pertenece al banco comunal “Inti Pakareq” 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,907,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alejandro to buy construction materials for his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2011
Mar 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011