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Maria Jackelin
María was born in the city of Quillabamba, in Cusco department (Peru). She is 40 years old, married, and works making sweaters from alpaca yarn. She has been in this business for five years and is doing very well thanks to the effort that she puts into her work. She has a small workshop in her home where she makes her sweaters.

On this occasion, María needs a loan to buy materials such as alpaca yarn. She is a responsible and hard-working person and, because of these personal qualities, her friends invited her to join Asociación Arariwa's "Unión Latina" community bank.
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Maria nació en la ciudad Quillabamba del departamento del Cusco (Perú). Actualmente, Maria tiene 40 años de edad, está casada y trabaja confeccionando chompa de lana de alpaca. Ya son cinco años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Ella tiene un pequeño taller en su domicilio donde confecciona sus chompas. En esta oportunidad María requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales como lana de alpaca. La socia es una persona responsable y trabajadora que por esas cualidades sus compañeras le invitaron a participar del banco comunal la “Unión Latina” de la Asociación Arariwa.

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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
  • 80
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Maria Jackelin to buy materials such as alpaca yarn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 8, 2011
Listed
Jun 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012