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This loan applicant belongs to the “SAYHUA 3” Community Bank. This bank is located in the Urubamaba district in the Urubamba province in the department of Cusco.
This member is named Mrs. Celestina. She is 76 years old, a widow with two children. She varies her daily activities between a small cantina and raising animals such as guinea pigs and chickens. In her cantina she sells beer and chicha (a fermented corn drink). She sells her animals at different markets in the Urubamba District. She would like to expand her restaurant and animal sales businesses. She is asking for this loan in order to buy animals such as chickens and guinea pigs and she would also buy beer wholesale.
She is happy for the opportunity this loan provides and promises to pay back the loan on time.
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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 es la Sra. Celestina; ella tiene 76 años de edad y es viuda y tiene 2 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de picantería y también se dedica al negocio de crianza de animales como cuyes y gallinas y en el negocio de picantería vende cerveza y chicha y los animales los vende en las diferentes ferias que se realizan en el distrito de Urubamba, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de picantería y ampliar el negocio de venta de animales. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar animales como pollos y cuyes y también comprar cerveza al por mayor.

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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Celestina to buy animals such as chickens and guinea pigs and also buy beer wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012