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Our member belongs to the CRISTO ASENCION DE RUMICHACA community bank in Urubamba, a province in the Peruvian "departamento" of Cusco.

She owns a small food business where she makes and sells dishes typical to this area: baked trout with a salad and fried potatoes and stuffed peppers, for example. She also sells chicha, a traditional Incan maize-based drink. For the future, she wants to improve and expand her food business. She will use this loan to buy maize and kitchen utensils that she needs to continue her business.

She says that she is grateful for your help and committed to repaying your loans in the agreed-upon time.
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La socia pertenece al banco “CRISTO ASENCION DE RUMICHACA”; el Banco Comunal se encuentra ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, Provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia tiene una pequeña picantería , la socia en su picantería ofrece diferentes platos típicos como trucha al horno con ensalada y papa doradas, rocoto relleno y otros, la socia también vende la famosa bebida de los incas la chicha a base de maíz amarillo,el sueño de la socia es mejorar y ampliar el negocio de picanteria . La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de maíz amarillo y de algunos utensilios de cocina como platos y ollas.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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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    Average annual income
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Ermitania to buy supplies for her food business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013