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Carmen
Carmen was born in the city of Quillabamba in the La Convención province. She is 42 years old, married and has three children with her husband. Carmen lives in the historic city of Cusco where she works.

Carmen makes bricks and tiles for a living. She has a small shop in her house and things are going well for her. Carmen is requesting a loan to buy tools, plastics and fuel (to dry the bricks and tiles).

Carmen is a member of the communal bank "Pillao". This group is made up of 13 members that live in the province of Cusco and the San Jerónimo district.
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Carmen nació en la ciudad de Quillabamba de la provincia de La Convención y tiene 42 años edad, ella es casada y fruto de esta hermosa relación tiene tres hijos. Actualmente, Carmen vive en la histórica ciudad del Cusco donde realiza sus actividades económicas.

Carmen se dedica a la elaboración de ladrillos y telas, ella tiene un pequeño taller en su domicilio y la podemos encontrar fabricando sus productos en su taller desde muy temprano. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien. Carmen requiere el préstamo para comprar herramientas, plásticos y combustible (para hacer secar los ladrillos y las tejas).

Carmen es integrante del banco comunal “Pillao”. Este grupo está conformado con 13 socios que viven en la provincia de Cusco del distrito de San Jerónimo.

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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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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Carmen purchase tools, plastics and fuel to fire her bricks and tiles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2011
Listed
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2012