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Salome is 33 years old and lives in the city of Huambutio. She belongs to the "Virgen del Carmen de Huambutio" communal bank of Asociación Arariwa. It is going very well for her thanks to punctual loan repayments. She works at a public organization, but in her free time she sells food as a street vendor (salchipapas - fried potatoes with hot dog - and pollipapas - fried potatoes with chicken). She also has a small grocery store in her home. This time she needs the loan in order to buy merchandise such as bags of rice and sugar, pasta, and other items. She is thankful for the loan, and she promises to make her loan repayments on schedule.
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La socia Salome tiene 33 años y vive en la ciudad de Huambutio, ella pertenece al banco Comunal “Virgen Del Carmen De Huambutio” de la Asociación Arariwa y le va muy bien gracias a pagos puntuales de sus cuotas, ella trabaja en una entidad pública pero en sus horas libres se dedica a la venta de comida de forma ambulatoria(Salchipapas y Pollipapas), ella también tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes en su domicilio entonces en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como por ejemplo sacos de arroz, sacos de azúcar, fideos y otras cosas más. La socia agradece el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de acuerdo al cronograma de pagos.

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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
  • 127
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  • $60,116,750
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  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Salome to buy merchandise such as bags of rice and sugar, pasta, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013