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Cristina
Cristina was born in the city of Cusco. She is 50 years old and she lives in Cusco together with her 3 children. She has been making crafts for the past 30 years and she has a small jewelry workshop. She always buys 200 grams of silver to supply her business. This will be one of many loans she has had with Asociacion Arariwa (Kiva Field Partner). She is very happy to know she has this form of financial support and she has always shown herself to be responsible with her payments. She also enjoys being part of her communal bank, named "Templo del Inca", because all of the members are responsible and supportive people. She is thankful to those individuals who will contribute to the loan she requests. It will be very useful in the progress of her business. With the loan that she requests she will purchase 200 grams of silver to make jewelry, including necklaces, rings, bracelets, and other articles.

Cristina is a hardworking mother who provides for her children. Her dream is to export to other countries.
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Cristina nació en la ciudad del Cusco, tiene 50 años y vive en la misma ciudad del Cusco junto con sus 3 hijos. Desde hace 30 años que se dedica a la artesanía y tiene un pequeño taller de fabricación de joyería. Ella siempre compra plata de 200 gramos para así abastecerse el negocio. Es una de los varios créditos que tiene con Asociación Arariwa, está muy contenta de saber que tiene un apoyo financiero ya que siempre ha demostrado ser responsable en sus pagos, además le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal “Templo del Inca” porque todos sus integrantes son personas responsables y muy solidarias, agradece a aquellas personas que serán gestoras del préstamo que solicita y le será muy útil en el progreso de su negocio. Con el crédito que solicita, comprará plata de 200 gramos para elaborar mas joyas como por ejemplo collares, anillos, pulseras y otras cosas más.
Cristina es una madre trabajadora que saca adelante a sus hijos y su sueño exportar a otros países.

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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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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 58
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,529,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Cristina to purchase 200 grams of silver to make jewelry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 6, 2011
Listed
May 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011