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Griselda is 20 years old and was born in the town of Quellouno in the Convención province. She currently has three sons and lives in Cotowincho, in the Urubama province. Griselda makes chicha and sells beer. She has a small stall from where she sells her products and it's more or less equipped with the basic necessities. She needs this micro loan to buy beer.

Griselda is a member of the “Kuska Llankasun de Rumichaca” communal bank of the Arariwa Association, and has been working with her fellow members for ten years. (The Cotowincho Community is located ten minutes from the city of Urubamba, where the members meet each month to perform their respective tasks.)
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Griselda tiene 20 años y nació en la ciudad de Quellouno de la provincia de Convención. Actualmente, Griselda vive en la comunidad de Cotowincho de la provincia de Urubamba y tiene dos hijos. Su actividad de económica principal de Griselda es la elaboración de chicha y la venta de cerveza, ella tiene un pequeño local donde expende sus productos y está más o menos equipado con las necesidades básicas. Griselda en esta oportunidad requiere el micro crédito para comprar cerveza.

Griselda pertenece al banco comunal “Kuska Llankasun de Rumichaca” de la Asociación Arariwa y trabaja con sus compañeras del banco comunal desde hace varios años. (La comunidad Cotowincho se encuentra ubicada a 10 minutos de la ciudad de Urubamba donde los socios se reúnen cada treinta días para realizar sus actividades correspondientes.)

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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
  • 124
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  • $60,147,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Griselda to buy beer for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2011
Apr 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011