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Martha was born in the city of Calca in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, which lies to the northeast of the city of Cusco. She is 67 years old, married, and has two children. She alternates her activities in the home with her business buying and selling corn and alfalfa. She has been doing this work for 40 years already, and it is going very well. At this time, Martha needs a loan to buy organic fertilizer and seeds to plant. Martha's dream is to buy some plots of land so that she can cultivate more corn and alfalfa.

Martha is a member of the communal bank "Virgen de Asunta de Calca,” which is made up of 15 members who live in the city of Calca, in Calca province in the department of Cusco, Peru.
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Martha nació en la ciudad de Calca en el Valle Sagrado de los Incas al noroeste de la ciudad del Cusco, ella tiene 67 años edad y es casada y fruto de esta unión tiene dos hijos, ella alterna sus actividades del hogar con su negocio, ella se dedica a la compra y venta de maíz y alfalfa. Ya son 40 años que se dedica este negocio y le va muy bien. Martha en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar abono y semillas para sembrar. El Sueño de Martha comprar varios terrenos para cultivar mas maíz y alfalfa.

Martha es integrante del grupo “Virgen de Asunta de Calca” lo conforman 15 socios que viven en la ciudad de Calca de la provincia de Calca del departamento del Cusco, Perú.

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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
  • 179
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  • $60,191,850
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Martha to buy organic fertilizer and seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012