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Elias was born in the city of Cusco (Perú) and is 25 years old. Currently, Elias lives in the same city where he was born. Elias has a small mechanic's workshop, but the building is rented. He has operated this business for half a year, and it is going very well for him thanks to the dedication he puts into his work. At this time, Elias needs a loan to buy supplies such as lacquer, paint, wood and other items.

The borrower is a responsible and hard-working person, and thanks to these qualities, his fellow members invited him to participate in the “Mosoc Killa” communal bank of the Arariwa Association.
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Elias nació en la ciudad del Cusco (Perú) y tiene 25 años de edad. Actualmente, Elias vive en la misma ciudad donde nacio. Elias tiene un pequeño taller de mecánica pero el local es alquilado. Ya es medio año que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Elias en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales como laca, pintura, madera y otras cosas más.

El socio es una persona responsable y trabajadora que por esas cualidades sus compañeras le invitaron a participar del banco comunal la “Mosoc Killa” 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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Elias to buy supplies such as lacquer, paint, wood and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2011
Jul 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011