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This member belongs to the communal bank “SAYHUA 3.” The bank is located in Urubamba District, belonging to Urubamba Province and Cusco Department.

The member is 41 years old, married and has 3 children. She divides her day between her regular daily activities and her business buying and selling corn. She also sells strawberries. And she sells, chicha (maize liquor), cracklings, sodas and beer; she is the proprietor of a "picantería" (a restaurant serving shared plates of traditional food). She works from 5:00a.m. until 11:00p.m. Through this business, she is able to help her children to get ahead. She wants to expand her corn selling business as well as her "picantería." The member is requesting the loan to purchase corn and also to set up her "picantería" by purchasing chairs and tables.

The member is happy with the loan and promises to comply with her re-payment schedule.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SAYHUA 3”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba, y departamento de Cusco.

La socia tiene 41 años de edad y es casada y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de compra y venta de maíz, también la socia vende fresas y también la socia vende chicha,chicharrones,gaseosas y cervezas, ella es propietaria de una picantería, la socia trabaja desde las 5:00 a.m hasta las 11:00 p.m,por medio de este negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de venta de maíz y ampliar el negocio de picantería. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar maíz y también para implementar la picantería como para comprar sillas y mesas.

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
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped this borrower to purchase corn and also to set up her "picantería" (a restaurant serving shared plates of traditional food) by purchasing chairs and tables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012