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Celia is 42 years old and was born in the city of Chincheros. She is married and from this beautiful union she has 6 children. She told us that in the city of Chinchero you can find one of the most important archeological cities of the Incan Empire, and because of this, most of the residents work making selling and buying handicrafts. Celia belongs to the Artisan Association of "AyawasiTocapo" of the city of Chinchero.

Celia at this time requires a loan to buy materials to make handicrafts such as sweaters, gloves, caps, and scarves made of alpaca wool.
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Celia tiene 42 años de edad y nació en la ciudad de chincheros, ella es casada y fruto de esta hermosa unión tiene 6 hijos, ella nos cuenta que en la ciudad de chinchero se encuentra una de las más importantes ciudad arqueológicas del Imperio de los Incas y por ende las mayoría de los pobladores se dedican a la elaboración, venta y compra de artesanía. Celia pertenece a la Asociación de Artesanos de “AyawasiTocapo” de la ciudad de Chinchero.

Celia en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales para la elaboración de artesanía como por ejemplo chompas, guantes, chullos y chalinas hechos en base de lana de alpaca.

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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
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Celia to buy materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011