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Alcione, 33, has two children (Ángela and Emanuel). She is a responsible mother who seeks opportunities at all times to get ahead and with her daily efforts provide a better future for her children.

Alcione is a hardworking woman who sells foodstuffs like rice, sugar, noodles and milk, for example. She has a small home-based store where she offers her products. She’s been in this business for 10 years now and has done very well.

Alcione rises very early to do her household chores like preparing breakfast and cleaning the house and then she tends to the store from 6am until 8pm. She needs the loan to buy beer, milk, flour, rice and sugar.

Alcione belongs to the “Reyna de Los Ángeles” (Queen of Angels) communal bank and she’s one of its founding members. Her dream is to expand the store. She is grateful for the opportunity provided this way and at the same time commits to make her installment payments according to the schedule.
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Alcione, tiene 33 años, tiene dos hijos (Angela y Emanuel), es una madre responsable que busca a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario entregar un mejor futuro a sus hijos. Alcione es una mujer trabajadora que se dedica a la venta de comestibles como por ejemplo arroz, azúcar, fideos, leche, Ella tiene una pequeña tienda en su domicilio donde ofrece sus productos. Ya son 10 años que se dedica a este negocio y le ha ido muy bien. Alcione se levanta muy temprano para hacer sus actividades del hogar como por ejemplo preparar desayuno y limpiar la casa, después ella atiende la tienda desde las 6 a.m. hasta 8 p.m. Alcione requiere el préstamo para comprar cerveza, leche, harina, arroz y azúcar. Alcione pertenece al banco comunal “Reyna de los Ángeles”, ella es una de las fundadoras del banco comunal. El anhelo de la socia es ampliar su tienda. La socia se encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

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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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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,164,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Alcione to buy beer, milk, flour, rice and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012