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Hermelinda is 35 years old, single and has no children. She was born in the province of Apurcima but now lives in the city of Oropesa, 30 minutes from the city of Cusco. Her business is making "Oropesa" bread, which she has done since an early age. She is an enterprising and hardworking woman who was invited to belong to the "Virgen Asunta de Oropesa" communal bank, part of the Asociacion Arariwa. At this time Hermelinda needs a loan to buy supplies such as flour, sugar, butter and other things. Hermelinda is grateful for the loan and commits to making her payments in accordance with the repayment schedule.
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La señora Hermelinda tiene 35 años de edad, es soltera y aun no tiene hijos, ella nació en el departamento de Apurcima pero actualmente vive en la ciudad de Oropesa a 30 minutos de la ciudad del Cusco. Su actividad económica de la socia es la elaboración de pan de “oropesa”, ella desde muy temprano se dedica a la elaboración de pan.

La señora Hermelinda es una mujer emprendedora y trabajadora que le invitaron a participar del banco Comunal “Virgen Asunta de Oropesa” de la Asociación Arariwa. En esta oportunidad la señora Hermelinda requiere el préstamo para comprar más insumos como por ejemplo harina, azúcar, manteca y otras cosas más.

La socia Hermelinda 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
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Hermelinda to buy more supplies such as flour, sugar, butter and other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013