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Yngrid is 28 years old and lives with her boyfriend. She works in a small hostel called Jamanga in the city of Calca, outside of Cusco city. Depending on the day, she works as either a cook or she cleans the common areas and rooms of the hostel. She is asking for a 1,000 dollar loan in order to invest in her mother's bread baking business. Her mother makes her bread herself and then sells it in the local market in Calca. Yngrid plans to purchase flour, sugar, and eggs for her mother. She is committed to making the necessary loan payments on time.

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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
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Yngrid to buy flour, sugar, and eggs for her mother's bread-baking business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2011
Aug 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011