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Isabel, 61, belongs to the “Virgen del Carmen de Calca” communal bank located in Calca District belonging to Calca Province and Cusco Department. She has a crafts business selling knitted sweaters independently to her friends and acquaintances. She works from 8am until 6pm and her dream is to have a store where she can sell the sweaters. She’s asking for the loan to buy yarn in assorted colors and knitting needles. She is happy about the loan and commits to make her installment payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN DEL CARMEN DE CALCA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Calca, perteneciente a la provincia de Calca y departamento de Cusco.

La socia Isabel tiene 61 años de edad,la socia tiene un negocio de artesania,ella vende tejidos de chompas en forma independiente ofrece a sus amigos y amigas,la socia trabaja desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 6:00 p.m,el sueño de la socia es tener un atienda donde pueda vender las chompas.La socia solicita el credito para comprar lanas de colores y palitos de tejer.

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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Isabel to buy yarn in assorted colors and knitting needles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012