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Antonia
Antonia is one of 12 members of the village bank “Luz del Sur” located in the Andean highlands of Cusco. Antonia is 50 years old and married with six children. Her children are ages 13,17, 23, 26, 27, and 28. Antonia works as a street vendor selling a variety of equipment including kitchen supplies. She is requesting a loan in order to purchase merchandise for her business. She hopes that the loan will enable her to grow her business and support her family, and is committed to making her payments on time.
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Antonia is one of 12 members of the village bank “Luz del Sur” located in the Andean highlands of Cusco. Antonia is 50 years old and married with six children. Her children are ages 13,17, 23, 26, 27, and 28. Antonia works as a street vendor selling a variety of equipment including kitchen supplies. She is requesting a loan in order to purchase merchandise for her business. She hopes that the loan will enable her to grow her business and support her family, and is committed to making her payments on time.

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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
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,843,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Antonia to purchase merchandise such as kitchen equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 17, 2012
Listed
Feb 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012