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Ana Patricia
Ana belongs to the “Los Hijos de Qolquewasi” (Children of Qolquewasi) communal bank in the city of Cusco, Perú. She’s an architect by profession and has an architect’s studio where she does construction projects and provides consulting services to various clients. Ana wants to equip her office and will invest in a loan to do so. She will buy some office furniture and up-to-date supplies like paper and new T-square rulers. She wants to make some changes to her office in order to present a more professional image thus generating trust in her clients. Ana is very happy and grateful to KIVA for giving her an opportunity to improve her family’s quality of life and helping her to educate her children.
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La socia es la señora Ana, ella pertenece al banco comunal “Los Hijos de Qolquewasi” de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú. La socia es Arquitecta de profesión y tiene un estudio de arquitectura donde realiza trabajos de proyectos de construcción y consultoría para sus diferentes clientes. Ana quiere implementar su estudio de arquitectura y para ello invertirá su préstamo, y comprará algunos muebles de oficina y material de trabajo actualizado como papel y escuadras nuevas. La socia quiere realizar cambios en su oficina, porque esto representa mejorar su imagen profesional y genera confianza para sus clientes.
Ana está muy feliz y agradecida con KIVA por permitirle dar una mejor calidad de vida a su familia y ayudarla a educar a sus hijos.

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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
  • 113
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,109,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Ana Patricia to buy office ffurniture, and work tools like paper and t-square rulers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2012
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012