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Paulina
Paulina was born in the city of Coya (Pisaq, Cusco, Perú). She’s 49 years old, married and her beautiful relationship produced eleven children. Currently, she’s living in the city of her birth and where she carries out her activities. She manufactures “chicha de jora” (corn-based drink), raises small farm animals and sells beer. She has a small snack bar where she sells her products. She’s been in business 15 years now and does well thanks to the effort she puts into it. The loan Paulina needs is to buy merchandise like beer and corn, for example.

The “Señor de los Milagros de Urubamba” (Urubamba Lord of Miracles) communal bank meets monthly in the Pisaq District, Calca Province (Cusco, Perú). Cusco is known for tourism, commerce, its traditional “Inti Raymi” festival and because one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machupicchu, is located here.
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Paulina nació en la ciudad de Coya (Pisaq, Cusco, Perú) y tiene 49 años de edad, ella es casada y fruto de hermosa relación tiene once hijos. Actualmente, ella vive en la ciudad donde nació y donde realiza sus actividades, ella se dedica a la elaboración de chicha de jora, crianza de animales menores y venta de cerveza, ella tiene una pequeña picantería donde vende sus productos. Ya son 15 años que se dedican a este negocio y les va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo.

El crédito que requiere Paulina es para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo cerveza y maíz.

Banco Comunal “Señor de los Milagros de Urubamba” se reúne cada treinta en el distrito de Pisaq de la provincia de Calca (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
  • 95
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Paulina to buy merchandise like beer and corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 11, 2011
Listed
Aug 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012