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Leonor Gioconda
Leonor was born in the Province and Department of Cusco. She is 35 years old, married, and has three children.


Leonor is a homemaker and divides her time between her household activities and making crafts. She says that her husband’s family has a craft business and she began working there. Now she has a small vending post at the Sacsayhuaman archaeological site. Leonor has had this business since 1998 and has done very well as a result of her efforts.


Leonor is requesting a loan from Asociación Arariwa in the amount of 1000 PEN to buy materials such as wool and woven fabrics. The income she generates from the sale of her products will be used to repay her loan.


Leonor is a person who is well-known for being a hardworking and responsible woman, as well as a good mother who wants to provide a better future for her children and an improved quality of life for her family. She also dreams of buying a house.

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Leonor nació en la provincia de Cusco del departamento del Cusco, ella tiene 35 años, es casada y fruto de esta unión tiene tres hijos.

Leonor es un ama de casa y alterna sus actividades del hogar con la elaboración de artesanía, ella nos cuenta que la familia de su esposo tiene como actividad a la artesanía entonces ella también ingreso al negocio. Ahora, ella tiene un pequeño puesto de venta en el centro arqueológico de Sacsayhuaman. Desde el año 1998 se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo.

Ha solicitado Leonor a la Asociación Arariwa un crédito de 1,000 nuevos soles para adquirir materiales como por ejemplo lana y tejidos. Con los ingresos de la venta de sus productos cubriría las cuotas del crédito brindado.

Leonor es una persona muy conocida por ser una mujer trabajadora, responsable y una buena madre al querer brindarles un mejor futuro a sus hijos mejorando la calidad de vida de su familia. Leonor tiene como sueño comprarse una casa.

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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
  • 71
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,535,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Leonor Gioconda to purchase wool and woven fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 12, 2011
Listed
Jun 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2011