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Rosa belongs to the "Las Orquideas" communal bank, located in the district of Cusco, which is part of Cusco province, in Cusco department. She is 50, single, and has four children.

The borrower alternates her daily activities with the business of selling meals, as well as chicha, a beverage made from corn. She also sells breakfast in the mornings. She sells in the street from 7:00am to 5:00pm. By means of this business, she is raising her children.

Her dream is to expand her business selling meals. She is applying for the loan in order to buy cooking ingredients, such as rice, meat, chicken, and vegetables, as well as corn for making chicha.

She is happy about the loan, and promises to make her instalment payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “LAS ORQUIDEAS”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Rosa; ella tiene 50 años de edad y es soltera y tiene 4 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de comida, chicha que es una bebida a base de maíz y también vende desayunos en las mañanas, ella vende en forma ambulatoria desde las 7:00 a.m hasta las 5:00 p.m, por medio de este negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, el sueño de la socia es ampliar el negocio de venta de comida. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar productos para cocinar como arroz, carne, pollo y verduras y también para comprar maíz para hacer chicha.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Rosa to buy cooking ingredients, such as rice, meat, chicken, and vegetables, as well as corn for making chicha, a beverage made from corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012