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This member belongs to the Community Bank ”JOSE CARLOS MARIATEGUI”. This Community Bank is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas in the Urubamba province and the department of Cusco.

Mrs. Andrea is 46 years old. She is a cohabitant of her residence. She buys and sells handicrafts. She makes pretty backpacks with designs typical of the Andes. She takes them to sell in Machu Picchu.

She wants to invest in the purchase of materials such as blankets, closures, buttons, and thread for the manufacture of the backpacks.

She is grateful for the loan and promises to pay her dues according to the payment program.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal ”JOSE CARLOS MARIATEGUI”; El banco comunal se encuentra ubicado en el mismo corazón del valle sagrado de los inkas, en la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra. Andrea; La socia tiene 46 años de edad, La socia es conviviente, La socia se dedica a la compra y venta de artesanía, la socia confecciona lindas mochilas en manta con diseños típicos de los andes y los vende y también lleva a vender al mismo Machupicchu; la socia desea invertir en la compra de materiales como mantas, cierres, botones, hilos para la fabricación de las mochilas.
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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 120
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  • $60,151,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Andrea to invest in the purchase of materials such as blankets, closures, buttons, and thread for the manufacture of backpacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012