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Florencia
Florencia was born in the city of Urubamba in Cusco province (Peru). She is 58, a widow, and has 5 children. She lives in the city where she was born, and where she carries on her business.

She sells vegetables and alfalfa. On Saturdays, she takes her products to sell in the city of Quillabamba. She has worked in her business for 8 years now, and it's going very well. Florencia needs the loan to buy vegetables, to repair her house, and to pay for her son's education. He is studying for a technical career in surveying.

The members of the "Nueva Vision Urubamba" communal bank meet every thirty days in the city of Urubamba (Cusco province, Peru). Cusco is known as a tourist and commercial area. It is also known for its traditional Inti Raymi festival, and because one of the Seven Wonders of the World, "Machu Piccchu" is located there.
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Florencia nació en la ciudad de Urubamba de la provincia del Cusco (Perú) y tiene 58 años de edad, ella es viuda y tiene cinco hijos, ella vive en la ciudad donde nació y donde desarrolla sus actividades, ella se dedica a la venta de verduras y alfalfa, ella lleva sus productos los días sábados a vender a la ciudad de Quillabamba. Ya son 8 años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su negocio.

Florencia requiere el préstamo para comprar verduras, para refaccionar su casa y para pagar los estudio de su hijo que esta estudiando la carrera técnica de topografía.

El Banco Comunal “Nueva Visión 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
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,345,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Florencia to buy vegetables, to repair her house, and to pay for her son's education.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 17, 2011
Listed
Sep 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012