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Sra. Gregoria is a member of the Communal Bank “Cristo Asencion de Rumichaca”. This Communal Bank is located in the District and Province of Urubamba, Department of Cusco.

She is 55 years old, married, and has four sons and a daughter. Gregoria is in charge of supporting her youngest child, who is 17 years old. She buys and sells handicrafts. Gregoria produces textiles that she uses in making blankets, gloves, ponchos, shawls, all types of fabrics, cloth dolls, and other items. She has a business set up at the doorstep of the Ecoandina Hotel in the Sacred Valley. Gregoria needs a loan to invest in the purchase of materials including different types of wool such as alpaca, sheep, and synthetic. She will also buy zippers, thread, wool dye, buttons, and other items. By requesting this loan, she will be able to acquire the materials for making textiles.

Gregoria is grateful for the loan that has been provided and promises to complete her payments in a disciplined manner.

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La socia pertenece al banco “CRISTO ASENCION DE RUMICHACA”; el Banco Comunal se encuentra ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, Provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Gregoria; la socia tiene 55 años de edad, la socia es casada y tiene 4 hijos varones y una mujer, la socia se encarga de apoyar al último de sus hijos que tiene 17 años de edad, la socia se dedica la compra y venta de artesanía ella elabora textiles, ella misma se encarga de tejer las mantas, guantes, ponchos, chalinas, todos los textiles, pasadizos muñecas de trapo, ente otros, la socia trabaja en la puerta del hotel ecoanden en el valle sagrado, la socia requiere el préstamo para poder invertir en la compra de materiales así como lanas de diferentes texturas como alpaca, oveja, sintética, la socia también desea comprar cierres, hilos, tintes para teñir las lanas, botones y otros materiales. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de materiales para la realización de textiles.

La socia agradece el préstamo que se le otorgara y se compromete en cumplir con los pagos de sus cuotas de manera disciplinada.

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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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Gregoria to purchase materials used in producing textiles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2011
Jul 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012