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Ines
Ines is a member of the "Nueva Victoria - Chinchero" community bank which is located in Chinchero district, in Urubamba province, in Cusco department.

Ines is 28 years old, lives with her partner, and has 2 children aged 12 and 6. She is a craftswoman by trade and has a stall in a workshop which is located in the beautiful town of Chinchero. This workshop houses many craftspeople from the town. It teaches them textile painting techniques and how to combine colors and dye yarn with natural oxides which can be found in nature. In particular, Ines works in textiles, using an ancestral technique. She displays her works in the workshop from Monday to Sunday.

Ines would like this loan so that she can invest in buying materials and thereby continue producing her works so that she can get her young children ahead in life and provide them with a good education. Ines carries art in her veins. All her family members learned these techniques when they were very young so that they could dress themselves and wrap themselves up in the blankets that they made themselves.

Ines is requesting this loan to invest in buying materials. She is happy to be receiving the loan and pledges to make her repayments according to schedule.
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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: Ines; La socia tiene 28 años de edad, la socia es conviviente; la socia tiene 2 hijos (12,6) años de edad, la socia es artesana de profesión ella tiene su stand en la casa taller, que está situado en el bello poblado de Chinchero, la casa taller alberga a muchos artesanos del poblado enseñándoles las técnicas de la pintura textil y aprendiendo a combinar colores y a teñir las lanas con óxidos naturales provenientes de la misma naturaleza; la socia se dedica en especial a la textilería con la ancestral técnica, ella tiene todos sus trabajos exhibiéndose en la casa taller de lunes a domingos; La socia desea el crédito para poder invertir en la compra de materiales y de este modo seguir produciendo para sacar adelante a sus pequeños hijos y darles una buena educación, la socia lleva el arte en las venas, toda su familia desde muy pequeña aprendió la técnica para poder vestirse entre ellos y abrigarse con las frazadas que ellos mismo hacían. 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).

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 74
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,916,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Ines to invest in buying materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 1, 2011
Listed
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011