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Emma Carola
Emma belongs to the “Los Hijos de Qolquewasi” (Children of Qolquewasi) communal bank in the city of Cusco, Perú. She’s married and has three small daughters. Emma sells crafts, especially works in silver like decorations and jewelry; she sells them in the Cusco tourist district of Machu Picchu. She’s worked with crafts for some time now and by means of this work supports her house and helps her husband who does other things. On this occasion, she will use her loan to capitalize her activity; she will buy silver jewelry. Emma is very grateful to Kiva for allowing her to educate her daughters and to help her support herself and to develop in her activity.
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La socia es la señora Emma, ella pertenece al banco comunal “Los Hijos de Qolquewasi” de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú. Nuestra socia está casada y es madre de 3 pequeñas niñas, Emma se dedica al comercio de Artesanías, principalmente de trabajos en platería como adornos y joyas, los cuales comercializa en el distrito turistico de Machu Picchu. Emma trabaja con artesanías hace algún tiempo y es con esta actividad que mantiene su hogar y apoya a su esposo que se dedica a otras actividades. La socia en esta oportunidad invertirá su préstamo para capitalizar su actividad y comprará joyería de plata.
Emma está muy agradecida con KIVA por permitirle educar a sus hijas y por ayudarla a mantenerse y desarrollarse con su actividad.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Emma Carola to buy silver jewelry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2012
Listed
Aug 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012