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Rosa is 34 years old and was born in the community of Yanahuara, in the province of Urubamba of the department of Cusco. Currently, Rosa lives in the community where she was born, and she and her partner have four children who also live in the same community. Rosa tells us that in the community where she lives, people work in agriculture and raising livestock, and she herself sells vegetables, such as herbs, lettuce, pumpkins, carrots and others.

She hopes to use micro credit as an opportunity to increase her business's capital, and she would like to buy fertilizer and seeds to sow her products. Rosa belongs to the community bank "Villa Marcela de Virgen del Carmen" and to the Arariwa Association. She has worked with her co-members of the community bank for several years.
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Rosa tiene 34 años y nació en la comunidad de Yanahuara provincia de Urubamba del departamento del Cusco. Actualmente, Rosa vive en la comunidad donde ella nació, ella y su pareja tienen cuatro hijos y también viven en la misma comunidad. Rosa nos cuenta que en la comunidad en que vive la gente se dedica a la agricultura y ganadería y por lo tanto ella también se dedica a la venta de verduras como por ejemplo asnapa, lechuga, zapallo, zanahorias y entre otras cosas más, ella en esta oportunidad requiere el micro crédito para aumentar el capital del negocio y desea comprar fertilizantes, semillas y abono para sembrar sus productos.

Rosa pertenece al banco comunal “Villa Marcela de Virgen del Carmen” de la Asociación Arariwa y trabaja con sus compañeras del banco comunal desde hace varias años.

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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
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Rosa to buy fertilizer and seeds to plant her products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011