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Luciana was born in the city of Taray in Calca province (in Cusco, Peru), and is 50 years old. She is married, and has six children from this relationship. She currently lives in the city of Pisaq, which is also where she works. She works selling jellies and cakes as a street vendor, going up to the buses that head to the cities of Cusco and Calca. She also has a small grocery store.

Luciana is requesting the loan to purchase supplies; for example flour, milk, eggs, butter, oranges, vanilla and other additional items that she needs for making more cakes.

The members of the “Mosoq Ñusta” communal bank meet monthly in the district of Pisaq in Calca province (in Cusco, Peru). Cusco is known for being an area with much tourism and commerce, for its traditional Inti Raymi festival, and because it is the location of Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world.
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Luciana nació en la ciudad de Taray de la provincia de Calca (Cusco, Perú) y tiene 50 años de edad, ella está casada y fruto de esta unión tiene seis hijos. Actualmente, ella vive en la ciudad de Pisaq y donde realiza sus actividades, ella se dedica a vender gelatinas y tortas de forma ambulatoria subiendo a los buses que se dirigen a la ciudades de Cusco y Calca y tambien tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes.
Luciana requiere el préstamo para comprar insumos como por ejemplo harina, leche, huevo, mantequilla, naranjas, vainilla y otras cosas más que se necesitan para preparar más tortas.

Los socios del Banco Comunal “Mosoq Ñusta” se reúne cada treinta en el distrito de Pisaq de la provincia de Calca (Cusco, Perú). Cusco es conocido por ser una zona muy turística, comercial, por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y porque se encuentra una de las siete maravillas del mundo “Machupicchu”.

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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
  • 104
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,072,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Luciana to purchase supplies; for example flour, milk, eggs, butter, oranges, vanilla and other additional items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012