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Clara is a member of the "Nueva Victoria - Chinchero" ("New Victory - Chinchero") communal bank, located in the district of Chinchero, province of Urubamba, department of Cusco.

Clara is 38 years old and lives with her partner. She has 5 children aged 18, 17, 15, 11 and 2. She works in the crafts sector. She makes beautiful textile pieces as well as alpaca sweaters. She makes ornaments and also provides her business with all types of ceramic pieces. On top of this she owns a plot of land that produces corn and potatoes.

She is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of materials for her textile pieces, alpaca wool and ceramic pieces for her business. She sells her goods every day at the craft market. Clara is happy with the loan and is committed to repaying it in the agreed 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: Clara; La socia tiene 38 años de edad, la socia es conviviente; la socia tiene 5 hijos de (18,17,15,11,2) años de edad; la socia trabaja en artesanía, la socia realiza bellísimos trabajos en textil ería, también produce chompas de alpaca, la socia hace adornos y también surte su negocio con todo tipo de cerámica; alternando a este trabajo la socia tien una parcela de terreno en la cual produce, maíz, papa, la socia desea el crédito está vez para poder invertir en la compra de materiales para los textiles, en lana de alpaca y en la compra de cerámica para surtir su negocio, ella vende todos los días en el mercado artesanal.
La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de materiales.
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
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    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 Clara to invest in the purchase of craft materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 1, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011