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Sra. Teresa is a member of the Communal Bank “Choquequirao” which is located in the District, Province, and Department of Cusco.

She is 58 years old, married, and has four children. Teresa divides her time between her daily activities and managing her craft business in which she sells decorative ceramics. She has a stand located in a showroom at the Plaza del Armas in Cusco. Teresa has been in this business for several years and enjoys what she does. With this business, she is able to provide a better quality of life for her family. The loan she is requesting will be used to purchase merchandise so that she can offer more variety to her customers.

Teresa is happy with the loan and promises to complete her payments.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal” CHOQUEQUIRAO”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Teresa; la socia tiene 58 años de edad, casada y tiene 4 hijos; la socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de artesanía en cerámica decorativo, la socia tiene su stand que se encuentra ubicado en la plaza de armas del cusco en el salón de exposición, la socia lleva años en este negocio el cual le gusta mucho ya que este negocio hace que ella pueda brindarles una mejor calidad de vida a su familia.

La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar de mercadería para así poder tener más variedad que ofrecer a sus clientes.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Teresa to purchase merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011