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Hermelinda is a member of the "Reyna D. los Ángeles D. Urquillos" community bank which is located in Urquillos district, in Calca province, in Cusco department.

Hermelinda is 58 years old, married, and has three children. Her main business activity is farming but she also sells vegetables. She sells all sorts of vegetables such as tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, beans, peas, carrots, onions and lettuce. She sells corn wholesale. She sells fresh corn and, when it is ripe, she also dries it and sells it as dried corn kernels.

Hermelinda is requesting this loan to invest in buying corn seed to sow. She is grateful for the support that she is being given and pledges to make her repayments in a disciplined manner.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “REYNA D. LOS ANGELES D. URQUILLOS”; el banco se encuentra ubicado en el Distrito D. Urquillos en la Provincia D. Calca y Departamento D. Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Hermelinda; la socia tiene 58 años D. edad, la socia es casada; La socia tiene 3 hijos; la socia se dedica a la agricultura como actividad principal, la socia alterna su actividad económica con la venta D. verduras ella venD. todo tipo D. verduras tales como tomate, brócoli, coliflor, habas, arvejas, zanahoria, cebollas, lechuga; la socia venD. al por mayor también maíz, cuando está fresco venD. en calidad D. choclo, cuando está madura termina D. secar y se venD. como maíz o granos secos. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra D. semilla D. maíz para la siembra.

La socia agradece el apoyo que se le otorgara y así mismo se compromete a cumplir D. manera disciplinada con los pagos D. las cuotas.

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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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Hermelinda to invest in buying corn seed to sow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 8, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011