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Santusa
Santusa, 29, is married and has four children. She lives in Tambo Real District. Her main economic activity is cattle, especially producing dairy products like yoghurt and cheese. In addition to this she also is a merchant selling grain like corn and wheat. Santusa has learned these activities very well and supports her family this way. Santusa needs to increase milk production to make her products and will use the loan to buy two more dairy cows and some sacks of grain to sell.

She’s very grateful to Kiva for helping her develop in her activity and commits to make her payments. Santusa belongs to the “San Bartolo de Tambo Real” communal bank in Anta Province in Cusco, Peru.

Santusa wants to provide her children with a better life and education and she sacrifices for them. She intends to work much in order to save up to invest in their education.
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La socia es la señora Santusa, ella tiene 29 años de edad, está casada y tiene 4 hijos, vive en el distrito de Tambo Real, La actividad económica principal de la socia es la Ganadería, principalmente la elaboración de productos lácteos como yogurt y queso, además de esto, ella también se dedica a la compra y venta de granos como maíz y trigo. La señora Santusa a sabido aprender muy bien esta actividad y es con esta que saca adelante a toda su familia.
Santusa necesita producir más leche para la fabricación de sus producto, por ello invertirá el préstamo solicitado para comprar 2 vacas lecheras más y algunos sacos de granos para su comercialización.
La socia está muy agradecida con KIVA por ayudarla a desarrollarse en su actividad y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas. Santusa pertenece al banco comunal “San Bartolo de Tambo Real” distrito de Tambo Real de la provincia de Anta en Cusco – Perú.
Santusa quiere proporcionarles una mejor vida y educación a sus hijos, y por ellos se sacrifica, asi que espera trabajar mucho y ahorrar para invertir en su educación.

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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
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Santusa to buy two dairy cows and sacks of grain.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 24, 2012
Listed
Sep 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013