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Marisol was born in the city of Urubamba (Cusco, Peru). She is 30 years old. She has a common-law husband, with whom she has one child. She currently lives in the same city where she was born, and she also carries out her economic activities there. She works selling fried pieces of chicken, and her sales stand is located on the street in front of her house. She goes out to sell at 5 in the evening, and she packs up at 9 at night. She has operated this business for six months already, and it is going very well for her, thanks to the effort she puts into her work. She also has a small grocery store in her home, where she sells basic necessities. The loan which Marisol needs is to buy merchandse such as bags of rice, bags of sugar, and chicken.

The communal bank “Señor de los Milagros de Urubamba” ["Lord of the Miracles of Urubamba"] meets every thirty days in the city of Urubamba (Cusco, Peru). Cusco is known as an area with a lot of tourism and business; it is also well-known for its traditional festival of Inti Raymi, and because one of the seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, is found here.
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Marisol nació en la ciudad de Urubamba (Cusco, Perú) y tiene 30 años de edad. Ella tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene un hijo. Actualmente, ella vive en la misma ciudad donde nació y donde realiza sus actividades económicas. Ella se dedica a la venta de chicharrones de pollo y su puesto de venta está ubicado frente a su casa ósea en la calle. Ella sale a vender a las 6 de la tarde y se recoge a las 9 de la noche. Ya son seis meses que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al esfuerzo que pone en su trabajo. Ella también tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes en su domicilio donde vende productos de primera necesidad. El crédito que requiere Marisol es para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo bolsas de arroz, bolsas de azúcar y pollo.

El Banco Comunal “Señor de los Milagros de Urubamba” se reúne cada treinta en la ciudad de Urubamba (Cusco, Perú). Cusco es conocido por ser una zona muy turística, comercial, por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y porque se encuentra una de las siete maravillas del mundo “Machupicchu”.

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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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Marisol to buy merchandise such as bags of rice, bags of sugar, and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012