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This community bank is called “LAS EMPRENDEDORAS DE ANADAHUAYLILLAS” (The Entrepreneurs of Anadahuylillas). It is located in the town of Andahuaylillas, in Quispicanchis province, in Cusco department.

Judith is 32 years old, married, and has one child. She divides her time between her household chores and her business buying and selling handicrafts. She has been selling handicrafts in the main square of Andahuaylillas for more than one year. This is a traditional and beautiful town which is visited by tourists who come from all over the world because of the town's beautiful chapel which is called "The Little Sistine Chapel of Cusco". Judith makes the most of this attraction and, together with her companions, she buys handicrafts in Cusco and sells them in the town square. She would like to invest in buying handicrafts.

Judith is grateful for the loan and would like to make it known that she will make her repayments in a disciplined manner.
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El Banco comunal se denomina “LAS EMPRENDEDORAS DE ANADAHUAYLILLAS”; Este Banco se encuentra situado en el Poblado de Andahuaylillas, perteneciente a la Provincia de Quispicanchis, Departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra: Judith, la socia 32, la socia es casada y tiene 1 hijo, la socia alterna sus actividades del hogar con la compra y venta de artesanía, la socia trabaja más de 1 año vendiendo artesanía en la plaza principal de Andahuaylillas, bello poblado típico y visitado por turistas que llegan de todas partes del mundo por su bella capilla llamada la capillita Sixtina de Cusco; la socia aprovecha este atractivo y junto a sus otras compañeras compran artesanía de Cusco y lo venden en la plaza. La socia desea invertir en la compra de artesanía. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de arenaria.

La socia se encuentra agradecida y desea expresar que cumplirá de manera disciplinadamente con los pagos de sus cuotas.

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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
  • 175
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  • $60,197,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Judith to buy handicrafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2011
May 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011