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Sra. Lidia is a member of the Communal Bank “Nueva Victoria – Chinchero” which is located in the District of Chinchero, Urubamba Province, Department of Cusco.

She is 35 years old, in a common law marriage, and has three children (ages 12, 10, and 1). Lidia is an artisan who makes fabrics out of alpaca wool. Since 2000, she has been making and selling fabrics to all the tourists who visit the beautiful town of Chinchero. Lidia wants to invest her loan in the purchase of materials. She plans to buy alpaca wool, natural dyes, synthetic wool, sheep’s wool, knitting needles, buttons in all sizes, darning needles, and other supplies used for sewing and weaving. Lidia is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of these materials for making fabrics.

She is happy with the loan being provided and promises to complete her payments on time.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “NUEVA VICTORIA - CHINCHERO”; Este banco está ubicado en el distrito de Chinchero, provincia de Urubamba, Departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra: Lidia; La socia tiene 35 años de edad, la socia es conviviente; la socia tiene 3 hijos de (12,10,1) años de edad; la socia trabaja en artesanía, ella realiza textiles, chompas de alpaca, desde el año 2000, la socia trabaja elaborando y vendiendo a todos los turistas que vienen a visitar el bello pueblo típico de Chinchero. La socia desea invertir el crédito en la compra de materiales, ella comprara lanas de alpaca, tintes naturales, lanas sintéticas, de oveja, palitos para tejer, botones de todo tamaño, agujas gruesas entre otros materiales de costura y tejido. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de materiales para los textiles.
La socia está feliz con el préstamo otorgado y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas en el plazo establecido.

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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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,982,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Lidia to invest in materials and supplies for making fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 1, 2011
Mar 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011