This member is Jack. He is married and has two school-aged children. His business is producing and selling Andean cereals such as quinoa, amaranth, broad (fava) bean flour, etc. He distributes his goods in different markets in the city. Jack is requesting a loan to buy raw materials such as quinoa, broad beans, amaranth etc. which will allow him to make his products.
Jack would like to leave this business to his children and he is working hard to strengthen it and grow it so that he can one day pass it on to them.
Jack is very grateful to Kiva for helping him with his business. He belongs to the 'Milagrosa Virgen del Carmen II' community bank which is located in the city of Cusco, Peru.
El socio es el señor Jack, casado y con 2 hijos en edad escolar, él se dedica a la industrialización y venta de cereales andinos como quinua, quiwicha, harina de habas etc. y, los distribuye en los diferentes mercados de la ciudad. Jack está solicitando el préstamo para comprar la materia prima como quinua, habas, y kiwicha etc. que le permita elaborar sus productos.
Jack quiere dejar esta industria a sus hijos, por lo que está trabajando mucho para fortalecer y hacerla crecer, para que en algún momento pasará a ser de sus hijos.
Jack está muy agradecido con KIVA por ayudarlo en su actividad económica. El pertenece al banco comunal “Milagrosa Virgen del Carmen II” de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú.
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).