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Sonia was born in the city of Paucartambo (Cusco, Peru) and is 46 years old. Currently, Sonia lives in the city of Cusco together with her only child. Sonia's main activity is selling breakfast, mate [tea], hot and cold drinks, and other items. She has a small cafe where she sells her products. She has operated this business for 5 years, and it is going very well for her, thanks to the dedication she puts into her work. At this time, Sonia needs a loan to buy sugar, bread, cakes and other items.

The borrower is a responsible and hard-working person, and thanks to these qualities, her fellow members invited her to participate in the “Mosoq Allpa” communal bank of the Arariwa Association.
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Sonia nació en la ciudad de Paucartambo (Cusco, Perú) y tiene 46 años de edad. Actualmente, Sonia vive en la ciudad del Cusco junto con su único hijo. Su actividad principal de Sonia es la venta de desayunos, mates, bebidas calientes y frías y otras cosas más, ella tiene un pequeño cafetín donde vende sus productos. Ya son 5 años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. En esta oportunidad Sonia requiere el préstamo para comprar azúcar, panes, pasteles y otras cosas más.

La socia es una persona responsable y trabajadora que por esas cualidades sus compañeras le invitaron a participar del banco comunal la “Mosoq Allpa” 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
  • 89
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,005,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Sonia to buy sugar, bread, cakes and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 4, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011