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This member belongs to communal bank "Señor del Calvario" ("Lord of the Calvary"), which is located in the district of Calca, province of Cusco, department of Cusco. The member is Ermila. She is 40 years old and single. She has four children, two of which are independent and the others are 10 and 3 years old. The member owns a restaurant where she serves various stews from that region. She is a very cheerful and hardworking woman, which is why she stands out in all of her endeavours. On this occasion she wants the loan in order to purchase wholesale goods such as sacks of rice, cans of olive oil, potatoes, meats and other foodstuffs that are used in her restaurant on a daily basis. The member keeps her restaurant clean and organized, and also oversees the orders. Although it is still a small restaurant, she wishes to make progress and provide it with the quality of a first rate restaurant. She wakes up every day with a lot of drive to keep on expanding, because she knows that all of her efforts will pay off and go towards the well-being of her children and her family. The member requests the loan in order to purchase goods for her restaurant such as sacks of rice, cans of olive oil, noodles, etc. She gives thanks for the loan and pledges to make her repayments according to the schedule.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal ”SEÑOR DEL CALVARIO; El banco comunal se encuentra ubicado en el distrito de Calca en la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra. Ermila; La socia tiene 40 años de edad, La socia es soltera, La socia tiene 4 hijos de los cuales 2 son independientes y dos socios tienen 10, 3 años de edad; la socia tiene un restaurante en el cual expende diferentes potajes de la región, la socia es una mujer muy alegre y luchadora, motivo que la lleva a destacarse en todo lo que emprende, ella en esta ocasión desea el crédito para invertir en la compra de productos al por mayor como son arroz en bolsas, aceite en bidones, papa, carnes, y otros productos que salen a diario en su restaurante, la socia mantiene el restaurante limpio y ordenado, también ella va viendo la entrada y salida de los platos, pese a que aún es un restaurante pequeño desea progresar y darle la calidad de un restaurante de categoría, la socia se levanta cada día con muchas ganas de seguir creciendo porque sabe que todo esfuerzo valdrá la pena y será destinado al bienestar de sus hijos y de sus familia. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de productos para su restaurante como son arroz en bolsas, aceite en bidones, fideos entre otros.

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).

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Ermila to purchase goods for her restaurant such as sacks of rice, cans of olive oil, noodles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012