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Guillermina belongs to the Perolniyoc Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Urubamba district, Urubamba province, Cusco department.

Guillermina, age 46, is a widow and has eight children. She alternates her daily activities with her business of selling potatoes, corn, grains, and wheat. She sells in an itinerant manner at the Urubamba market. She sells from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

She has land where she grows potatoes and corn. Sometimes she takes her products to sell in places like Calca and Cusco.

She wants to expand her business of selling grains. She is requesting the loan to buy grains like potatoes, corn, and wheat wholesale.

She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make her payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “PEROLNIYOC”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Guillermina; ella tiene 46 años de edad y es viuda y tiene 8 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de papa,maíz,cereal y trigo, ella vende en el mercado de Urubamba en forma ambulatoria desde las 6:00 a.m hasta las 5:00 p.m, la socia tiene una tierra de cultivo donde siembra papa y maíz, también en algunas oportunidades la socia lleva a vender a lugares como Calca y Cusco, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de venta de cereales. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar cereales como papa, maíz y trigo 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
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    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Guillermina to buy grains like potatoes, corn, and wheat wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2011
Jun 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011