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Aleja is now 37 years old. She is the single mother of two children. She lives in Tambo Real in the province of Anta. She raises crops, mainly potatoes, wheat, beans, and quinoa. She also raises small farm animals such as pigs, chickens, and guinea pigs. Aleja will use the requested loan to buy feed for her animals, including mash, corn husks, and fodder. She is very grateful to Kiva for helping her with her business and is committed to making her payments in full. Aleja belongs to the San Bartolo de Tambo Real village bank in Tambo Real, Anta Province, in Cusco, Peru.
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La socia es la señora Aleja, ahora tiene 37 años de edad, es madre soltera y tiene 2 hijos, vive en el distrito de Tambo Real de la provincia de Anta, la socia se dedica a la agricultura, principalmente a la producción y venta de papa, trigo habas y quinua, además de esto, ella también se dedica a la a la ganadería y a la crianza de animales menores como cerdos, gallinas y cuyes.
Aleja invertirá su préstamo solicitado para comprar alimento como afrecho, forraje y chala para sus animales.
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. Aleja pertenece al banco comunal “San Bartolo de Tambo Real” distrito de Tambo Real de la provincia de Anta en Cusco – Perú.

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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
  • 89
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Aleja to buy feed for her animals, including mash, corn husks, and fodder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013