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The member belongs to the "Pachamama" communal bank. Erika is 32 years old, has two children, and lives with her partner.

Erika alternates her daily activities with her business of buying and selling clothes, sneakers, and other items. She travels every so often to the city of Tacna to buy her merchandise, which she later distributes to her customers, such as friends and colleagues, who request it. Erika has been in this business for a good amount of time, and it's going very well thanks to the effort that she puts into it every day. Erika has also been working in a private company for three years, which is how she supports her family.

Erika is requesting the loan for the purchase of sneakers for her business.

She is happy about the loan, and she is committed to making her loan payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal ”PACHAMAMA“; La socia Erika tiene 32 años de edad ,02 hijos y es conviviente, la socia alterna sus actividades diarias con su negocio de compra y venta de ropa ,zapatillas entre otros, la socia viaja cada cierto tiempo a la ciudad de Tacna para comprar su mercadería para luego distribuirlo a sus clientes que le solicitan como amistades y compañeros de trabajo, la socia lleva buen tiempo en este negocio el cual le va bien gracias al empeño que le pone cada día a su negocio ,la socia a la vez trabaja en un empresa privada 3 años , siendo de esta manera que la socia saca adelante a su familia.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de zapatillas para su negocio.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota

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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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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Erika to purchase sneakers for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2012
Sep 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013