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Nely's Group
In this Group: Nely *, Balvina , Alejandrina, Tania Alicia, Silvia Milagros , Geraldine Odett, Yesica , Doris , Yrene
* not pictured
The member belongs to the Señor de Accha communal bank, located in the district of Pisac in the province of Cusco and department of Cusco. Irene, the member, is 32 years old and married with four children, ages 12, 7, 3, and 1.

Irene works making arts and crafts. She creates work with a variety of motifs, but all are recreations of the Andean period and the arrival of the Spaniards. She makes artworks like chess boards, and the pieces are the Incas against the Spaniards in the Conquest. The pieces are unique and colorful. The wood box to carry the pieces is often requested by tourists.

Irene wants to use the loan to buy materials to make the various pieces. She is requesting the loan to buy materials to make the different chess pieces.

The other members work primarily in arts and crafts, making and selling various works in clay such as ashtrays, cups, whistles, and home and garden decorations. One member also has a grocery store, another sells vegetables in the central market, another has a restaurant, and so each member with her business.

The photo is divided because, by mutual agreement, one group got together at a set time, while the other two seated women in the photo came an hour later and the other one is in her place of business near the place of the meeting but was unable to attend.

Irene is grateful for the loan and is committed to making the payments in accordance with the payment schedule.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal ”SEÑOR DE ACCHA”; El banco comunal se encuentra ubicado en el distrito de Pisac en la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra. Irene; La socia tiene 32 años de edad, la socia es casada, la socia tiene 4 hijos de 12, 7, 3, 1 años de edad; la socia se dedica a la artesanía la socia realiza trabajos de diferentes motivos pero todos ellos recreaciones de la época andina y la llegada de los españoles, la socia realiza trabajos como ajedrez y las fichas, estas fichas son los inkas contra los españoles en la conquista, las fichas son únicas y coloridas, el tablero de madera que encierra las fichas para trasladarlas y es muy solicitada por los turistas, la socia desea invertir el préstamo en la compra de materiales para la elaboración de las diversas piezas. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de materiales para la realización de las diferentes fichas de ajedrez.
Los otros socios se dedican principalmente a la artesanía, ellos elaboran y venden diferentes trabajos hechos en arcilla, como ceniceros, tazas, silbatos, adornos para el hogar y la jardinería, también una socia tiene su tienda de abarrotes, la otra socia vende verduras en el mercado central, otra socia tiene su restaurante y así cada socia con sus negocios.
La foto está dividida porque por acuerdo mutuo un grupo se reunió en una hora pactada mientras las otras dos señoras en la foto sentadas vinieron 1 hora más tarde y la otra señora está en su negocio cerca al local de reunión y no pudo asistir.
La socia agradece el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de acuerdo al cronograma de pagos.

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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).

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,984,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nely's Group's $3,300 loan helped a member to buy the materials to make chess pieces.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012