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Maria Elena
María Elena, 22, is married and has a daughter; she lives in the city of Cusco’s Santiago district. She sells basic staple items in her grocery store but is also starting to go into the business of selling gas for domestic use and she comments that she’s doing very well. María Elena needs more capital to get the gas business going so is asking for a loan to buy tanks of gas.

She is very grateful to KIVA for helping her develop in her activity and commits to make her installment payments punctually. María Elena belongs to the “Rumbo al Éxito-Santiago” (Path to Success-Santiago) communal bank in the city of Cusco, Peru. María Elena is working hard to provide a better future for her daughter and this is quite a struggle for her.
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La socia es la señora Maria Elena, tiene 22 años de edad, está casada y tiene 1 hija, vive en el distrito de Santiago de la ciudad del Cusco, la socia se dedica al comercio de productos de primera necesidad en su tienda de abarrotes, pero también esta incursionando en el negocio de venta de gas domestico y comenta que le está yendo muy bien. Maria Elena necesita más capital para levantar el comercio de gas, por ello solicita el préstamo para comprar balones de Gas.
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 puntualmente. Maria Elena pertenece al banco comunal “Rumbo al Éxito-Santiago” de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú.
Maria Elena está trabajando mucho para ofrecerle un mejor futuro a su hija, y para ella es todo su sacrificio.

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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
  • 85
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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 $575 helped Maria Elena to buy tanks fo gas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 4, 2012
Listed
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013