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This member is Vilma, who is 45 years old, single, and the mother of 2 children. She lives in the Santiago del Cusco district, where she has a warehouse and works to market products such as beer, soda, grocery items, and gas for household use. Vilma will use the loan she is asking for to buy merchandise to grow her business.

Vilma is very grateful to KIVA for helping her in strengthening her business. She belongs to the community bank "Rumbo al Éxito-Santiago" in the city of Cusco, Peru.
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La socia es la señora Vilma, tiene 45 años de edad, es soltera y madre de 2 hijos, vive en el distrito Santiago del Cusco, la socia tiene un almacén y se dedica a la comercialización de productos como cerveza, gaseosas, abarrotes en general y gas domestico.
Vilma invertirá su préstamo solicitado para comprar mercadería para capitalizar su actividad.
La socia está muy agradecida con KIVA por ayudarla en el fortalecimiento de su actividad. Vilma pertenece al banco comunal “Rumbo al Éxito-Santiago” de la ciudad del 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
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Vilma to purchase beer, soda, groceries, and household gas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 4, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013