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Maria Elizabeth
The member María, is married and mother of a school-age daughter. She works selling food. She makes the food at home and sells it in different places where they ask for it such as work centers, businesses or where they need the service.

María is asking for a loan in order to fund her business in order to buy supplies such as meat, vegetables, and grains, so she can make her meals. She is very grateful to Kiva for helping her in strengthening and expanding her business and for permitting her to give a better education to her daughter. María belongs to the communal bank Milagrosa Virgen del Carmen II in the city of Cusco, Peru.
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La socia es la señora María, casada y madre de niña en edad escolar, se dedica a la venta de comida, ella realiza esta actividad en su domicilio y lo comercializa en los diferentes lugares donde le soliciten como en centros de trabajo, empresas o donde requieran de su servicio.
María está solicitando el préstamo para capitalizar su actividad y comprar insumos como carnes, verduras y granos, para la elaboración de la comida; por ello La socia está muy agradecida con KIVA por ayudarla en el fortalecimiento y crecimiento de su actividad y por permitirle dar una mejor educación a su hija. María pertenece al banco comunal “Milagrosa Virgen del Carmen II” 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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,993,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Maria Elizabeth to buy meat, vegetables, and grains to use in the preparation of meals in her home-based food business for later sale in work centers and businesses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 13, 2012
Listed
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013