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Simeona was born in the city of Quillabamba in La Convención Province, which is in the Peruvian jungle. She is 62 years old, widowed, and has one child.

Simeona moved to the city of Calca at the age of 19 and this is where she conducts all of her financial activities. She is a homemaker and lives off of her husband’s pension. Simeona is taking this opportunity to request a loan to pay for her son Wilfredo’s tuition since he is studying for a professional degree in economics.

The Communal Bank “Milenium III” meets every 30 days in the city of Calca in the Department of Cusco in Peru. Cusco is recognized for being an area for tourism and business. It is also known for the traditional festival of Inti Raymi and for being the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.

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Simeona nació en la provincia de La Convención en la ciudad de Quillabamba por la selva del Perú. Actualmente, Simeona tiene 62 años de edad, es viuda y fruto de esta unión tiene un hijo.

Simeona radica desde hace 19 años en la ciudad de Calca y donde realiza sus actividades económicas, ella es ama de casa y vive de la pensión de su esposo, ella en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para la colegiatura de su hijo Wilfredo que es profesional en economía.

El Banco Comunal “Milenium III” se reúne cada treinta en la ciudad de Calca del departamento del Cusco (Perú). Cusco es conocido por ser una zona muy turística, comercial y por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y también 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Simeona to pay for her son's tuition.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012