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Livia
In the community of Papel Pata in the district of Echarate (La Convencion, Cusco, Peru) we met Livia. She tells us that she was born in the city of Echarate and that she is 42 years old. She is a single mother and she has four children, one of whom is independent. The other three are still by her side. Livia currently lives in the community of Pispita, at 50 minutes from the city of Quillabamba and it is where she carries out her economic activities.

Livia has a grocery store and a restaurant in her house. She also prepares foods for the feast days of the district of Echarate. It has already been ten years that she has been in business and it has gone very well thanks to the determination she invests in her business.

She requests a loan to pay for the graduation expenses of her daughter Franchesca. Her dream is to open another restaurant in the city of Quillabamba.
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En la comunidad de Papel Pata del distrito de Echarate (La Convención, Cusco, Perú) conocimos a la señora Livia y nos cuenta que ella nació en la ciudad de Echarate y tiene 42 años de edad, ella es madre soltera y tiene cuatro hijos de las cuales uno es independientes y los tres todavía están a su lado. Actualmente, Livia vive en la comunidad de Pispita a 50 minutos de la ciudad de Quillabamba y donde desarrolla sus actividades económicas.

Livia tiene una tienda de abarrotes y un restaurante en su domicilio, además prepara comida para los días de fiesta del distrito de Echarate. Ya son diez años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo.

Solicita el crédito para la pagar los gastos de la graduación de su hija Franchesca. Su sueño es abrir otro restaurante en la ciudad de Quillabamba.

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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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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,011,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Livia to pay for her daugther's graduation expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 13, 2011
Listed
Jul 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012