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This borrower is a member of the "Amauta" community bank which is located in Cusco district, in Cusco province and department.

The borrower is 75 years old, single, and has five children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her handicrafts business. She makes embroidered items. She is also a retired teacher. She makes items from threads and yarn and sells them as an itinerant vendor. Through this small business she gets her children ahead in life. She would like to expand her handicrafts business. She is requesting this loan to buy materials such as yarn, thread and knitting needles.

The borrower is happy to be receiving this loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “AMAUTA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco, y departamento de Cusco.

La socia tiene 75 años de edad y es soltera y tiene 5 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de manualidades, ella hace bordados en hilo y también la socia es profesora cesante, los trabajos que hace en hilo y lana lo vende en forma ambulatoria, por medio de este pequeño negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de venta de manualidades. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar materiales como lana, hilos y palitos de tejer.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
  • 172
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  • $60,193,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped this borrower to buy materials such as yarn, threads and knitting needles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011