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Gladis, age 38, lives with her partner and has three children. She is a member of the communal bank “LAS TRIUNFADORAS”'; the bank is located in the district of Andahuaylillas of the Quispicanchis province which is part of the Cusco department.

Gladis divides her time between her daily activities with the business of selling jora, which is a corn-based product used for a preparation of chicha (a traditional corn-based drink). She also works in a beauty salon. By means of these activities, Gladis is able to provide for her children. She would like to improve both her beauty salon business and her jora sales.

Gladis is seeking a loan in order to be able to purchase jora at wholesale prices. She is happy about the loan and is committed to repaying it in a timely manner.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “LAS TRIUNFADORAS”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Andahuaylillas, perteneciente a la provincia de Quispicanchis y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Gladis; ella tiene 38 años de edad y es conviviente y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de jora que es un ingrediente que se usa para hacer chicha (bebida a base de maíz) y también trabaja en un salón de belleza, por medio de estos negocios la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere mejorar el negocio de salón de belleza y venta de jora. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar jora al por mayor.

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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 152
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    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Gladis to purchase jora wholesale (jora is a corn-based product used in preparation of a traditional drink).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011