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Judith Genoveva
Judith is a teacher of gastronomy. She leverages her 15 years of experience as a chef to offer cooking classes to others. She is 44 years old and separated, and she has a five-year-old son.

Judith has previously worked in hotels and restaurants. This fall, she is planning to open a restaurant of her own. Judith is requesting a loan in order to buy equipment such as a grill and tables. She is excited to start her new venture and hopes that her restaurant will be a success.

Judith is a member of the village bank "El Amanecer" in Cusco, which is receiving its 22nd loan from Asociación Arariwa.

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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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Judith Genoveva to buy a grill and tables for a new restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012