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The member belongs to the “Señor Pasión” communal bank located in Urubamba District belonging to Urubamba Province, Cusco Department.
Alejandra, 37, is the member. She’s single and has a son. She alternates her daily chores with working as an Elementary School Teacher. She works in Maras District from 8am until 7pm. She also farms. She has a field where she grows spinach that she then sells in Urubamba’s market. Through this work and business she’s able to support her son. She wants to expand the farming planting spinach and also improve her work as a teacher. She is asking for a loan to buy spinach seeds and fertilizer for her fields. She is happy about the loan and commits to make her installment payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SEÑOR PASION”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba, y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Alejandra; ella tiene 37 años de edad y es soltera y tiene 1 hijo; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el trabajo como docente del nivel primario, ella trabaja en el distrito de Maras desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 7:00 p.m y también se dedica al negocio de agricultura, ella tiene un terreno donde siembra espinaca y luego lo vende en el mercado de Urubamba, por medio de este trabajo y negocio la socia saca adelante a su hijo, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de agricultura sembrando espinaca y también mejorar en el trabajo como docente. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar semillas de espinaca y fertilizantes para las tierras de cultivo.

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 $375 helped Alejandra to buy spinach seeds and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012