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Simeona is 51 years old, is married, and as a result of this relationship has three children. She was born and lives in the city of Oropesa, 30 minutes from the city of Cusco. Her business is making bread of "Oropesa". Already, several years have been dedicated to this business and it is going very well.

Simeona is an enterprising and hardworking woman who was invited to participate in the communal bank "Virgen Asunta de Oropesa", of the Asociación Arariwa.

This time, Simeona needs the loan to buy more ingredients such as flour, sugar, butter, and other things. Her dream is to have her own oven, or actually to rent one locally to make her bread.

Simeona is thankful for the loan and agrees to comply with the payment of her dues according to the payment schedule.
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La señora Simeona tiene 51 años de edad, es casada y fruto de esta relación tiene tres hijos, ella nació y 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”. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien.

La señora Simeona 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 Simeona requiere el préstamo para comprar más insumos como por ejemplo harina, azúcar, manteca y otras cosas más. Su sueño de la socia es tener su propio horno pues actualmente alquila un local para elaborar sus panes.

La socia Simeona 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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 125
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Simeona to buy more ingredients 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