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Yovana
The Valle Sagrado de los Incas consists of a series of tourist attractions, including Pisaq, Yucay, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero. The city of Urubamba is known for its beautiful scenic locations which are frequently visited by national and international tourists. There is a diversity of beautiful locales and a rich variety of traditional foods in the region.

Here we meet Yovana. She was born in Cusco (Cusco, Peru) and she is 31 years old. She has a partner and a son who is the fruit of this relationship. She works for the city Police Service in the city of Urubamba, working as a janitor from 5am to 10am from Monday to Friday.

She also has a grocery store that opens in the afternoons. She sells all types of products, such as rice, sugar, cooking oil, detergents, and other items. In addition to these products she also sells vegetables and school supplies. She acquires her products in the city of Cusco where they are more affordable. Certain products are delivered directly to her store. She tells us that she has been in business for 7 years and it has gone very well, thank to the attention she invests in it.

This loan will be used to supply her store with the purchase of rice, sugar, cooking oil, detergents, canned goods, and other basic needs products. She has been with her communal bank for several years and she enjoys the collegiality of the group.

Her goal is to keep her business moving forward and to open an internet cafe.
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En el valle sagrado del los Incas que comprende el circuito Turístico de Pisaq, Yucay, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo y Chinchero. La ciudad de Urubamba es conocido por sus paisajes hermosas, que son muy visitadas por muchos turistas nacionales y extranjeros, ofrece diversidad de lugares hermosos y una rica variedad de platos típicos de la región.

En este lugar conocimos a la señora Yovana que nació en la ciudad del Cusco (Cusco, Perú), tiene 31 años de edad, tiene su pareja y fruto de esta relación tiene un hijo. Ella trabaja en el Poder Judicial de la ciudad de Urubamba en el área de limpieza desde las 5h00 de la mañana hasta las 10h00 de lunes a viernes.

Ella también tiene una tienda de comestibles en su casa y atiende por las tardes, allí vende todo tipo de productos, como arroz, azúcar, aceites, detergentes, entre otras cosas, además de estos productos también venden verduras y útiles escolares, los productos las compras en la ciudad del Cusco ya que allá le salen más baratos y ciertos productos los recibe en su local. Nos cuenta que tiene 7 años el negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo.

Este crédito lo va a emplear en surtir mas su tienda, va a comprar arroz, azúcar, aceite, detergentes, embutidos y otros productos de primera necesidad. Está en el Banco Comunal hace varios años y le gusta por la confraternidad que hay en el grupo.

Sus metas son seguir adelante en su negocio y abrir una cabina de internet.

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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).

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,600,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Yovana to supply her store with the purchase of rice, sugar, cooking oil, detergents, canned goods and other basic needs products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 9, 2011
Listed
May 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011