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Lourdes, 30, was born in Huayllabamba District, Urubamba Province in Cusco, Perú. She has two small children and her main economic activity is selling vegetables in general and a variety of fruit. Lourdes has been in this business for five years and needs capital now to buy fruit like oranges, bananas, mandarins, papayas, etc. in Quillabamba which is the regional fruit producing center so that she can improve and vary her merchandise. In this way, Lourdes hopes to increase her offer and earn better income to improve her business and to grow in her community.
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Lourdes tiene 30 años de edad, nació en el distrito de Huayllabamba provincia de Urubamba en Cusco – Perú, tiene 2 hijos pequeños y su actividad económica principal es la venta de verduras en general y variedad de frutas, Lourdes realiza esta actividad hace 5 años y ahora necesita capital para poder comprar fruta como por ejemplo Naranjas, bananas, mandarinas, papayas etc. de Quillabamba que es la zona productora de fruta a nivel regional, y de esta manera poder mejorar y variar su mercadería.

De esta manera Lourdes desea incrementar su oferta y percibir mejores ingresos, para mejorar su comercio y crecer dentro de su comunidad.

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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
  • 159
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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 $575 helped Lourdes to buy fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012