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Francisca was born in the city of Cusco, and has lived in the city of Ollantaytambo for the past 33 years. Francisca is 53 years old, married, and has four children from this union.

Francisca has a general store in one of the popular markets of the city of Ollantaytambo. She also dedicates herself to selling handicrafts such as knitted goods, embroideries, and silver. She has already dedicated herself to this business for 15 to 20 years, and things have gone well thanks to the effort she puts forth. Francisca, at this time, requires a loan to buy merchandise for her general store and to increase her supply of handicrafts. Her dream is to open a hotel in the city of Ollantaytambo because of the many tourists that move through the area.

Francisca finds herself grateful for the opportunity afforded her through this medium, and likewise commits to making her payments as scheduled.
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Francisca nació en la ciudad de Cusco y desde hace 33 años que radica en la ciudad del Ollantaytambo. Francisca tiene 53 años de edad y es casada y fruta de esta relación tiene cuatro hijos.

Francisca tienda de abarrotes en uno de los mercados populares de la ciudad de Ollantaytambo y también se dedica a la venta de artesanía como por ejemplo tejidos, bordados y platería. Ya son 15 a 20 años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Francisca en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería para la tienda de abarrotes y para aumentar su artesanía. Sueño de Francisca es abrir un hotel en la ciudad de Ollantaytambo porque hay mucho movimiento de turistas.

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

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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
  • 177
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Francisca buy merchandise for her general store and increase her supply of handicrafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012