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Fortunata is a member of the Communal Bank “Señor D. Qoyllority D. Lucre”. She lives in the District of Lucre, Quispicanchis Province, Department of Cusco.

Fortunata is a 60-year-old widow. All of her children are independent, so she must now proviD. for her own food and personal expenses. Fortunata currently manages a grocery store that she established 26 years ago. Today she is in charge of managing, cleaning, and taking care of her business. Fortunata wants to keep her grocery store in operation and to buy merchandise. She plans to buy products in bulk that sell rapidly on a daily basis such as milk, rice, sugar, noodles, flour, oil, eggs, and other items. Therefore, she is requesting a loan so that she can invest in the purchase of these products for her business.

Fortunata values and greatly appreciates the loan that has been provided since it will allow her to grow her business and improve her quality of life. In addition, she promises to complete her payments according to the stated terms.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SEÑOR D. QOYLLORITY D. LUCRE”; La socia vive en el distrito D. Lucre en la provincia D. Quispicanchis, departamento del Cusco.

La socia Fortunata tiene 60 años D. edad y La socia es viuda, la socia ya tiene a todos sus hijos independientes y a ella ellos ahora le dan para su alimentación y para sus gastos personales. La socia se dedica en la actualidad a atender su tienda D. abarrotes, la socia tiene desD. hace 26 años sus tienda y aún hoy ella esta a cargo D. la atención, limpieza y cuidado D. la misma, la socia desea implementar su tienda D. abarrotes y comprar mercadería, la socia comprara ala por mayor los productos que salen rápido y D. manera diaria como son, leche, arroz, azúcar, fideos, harinas, aceites, huevos entre otros productos. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra D. mercadería para su negocio.

La socia valora y agradece infinitamente el crédito otorgado ya que este le permite crecer con su negocio y mejorar su calidad D. vida, así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago D. sus cuotas en el plazo estipulado.

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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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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Fortunata to purchase merchandise for her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011