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Update on Bonifacia

Bonifacia continues participating in Asociación Arariwa’s “Las Palmeras” communal bank in the city of Cusco. Bonifacia was born in Cusco Province and she’s 52 years old. She’s in a common law relationship and has four children.

Bonifacia is still selling groceries in her small, home-based store. She’s been in business several years and does very well. She needs the loan to buy merchandise like sacks of rice, sacks of sugar and other things. She is grateful for the opportunity provided by this means and commits to make her payments according to the timeline.
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Bonifacia sigue participando en el banco comunal “Las Palmeras” de la Asociación Arariwa de la ciudad del Cusco. Bonifacia nació en la provincia del Cusco y tiene 52 años, ella tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene cuatro hijos.

Actualmente, Bonifacia sigue dedicándose a la venta de comestibles en su pequeña tienda que está ubicado en su domicilio. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien.

Bonifacia requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo sacos de arroz, sacos azúcar y otras cosas más.

Bonifacia se encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

Previous Loan Details

This associate belongs to the communal bank 'Las Palmeras'. She lives in the Huanchac district in Cusco province, department of Cusco. The associate's name is Senora Bonifacia. She is 50 years old and lives with her partner in the Santiago district. Senora Bonifacia works in small business and... More from Bonifacia's previous loan »

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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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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Bonifacia to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2011
Nov 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Bonifacia. It was first posted on Kiva on Jul, 2010. Learn More