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Nicolasa was born in the small town of Huayocari in the district of Huayllabamba and lives in the same district where she was born. (The district of Huayllabamba belongs to the province of Calca in the department of Cusco). She is 53 years old. She is a widow, but has two children. She works in agriculture, an inheritance from her parents. So, she sows and harvests different types of vegetable such as cabbage, corn, carrots, broccoli, onions, beans, hot peppers and more. She sells her vegetables in various markets in the city of Cusco. At this time, she requires a loan to buy vegetables in batches, in other words to buy hot peppers and carrots among other vegetables. Nicolasa also raises small animals such as guinea pigs, chickens, pigs and other animals. She is a member of the communal bank “Pro Mujer De Huayocari” with Asociación Arariwa. She is a responsible and collaborative person.
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Nicolasa nació en el centro poblado de Huayocari del distrito de Huayllabamba y vive en el mismo distrito donde nació. (El distrito de Huayllabamba pertenece a la provincia de Calca del departamento del Cusco), ella tiene 52 años de edad, es viuda pero tiene dos hijos, ella se dedica a la agricultura pues es una herencia de sus padres entonces ella siembra y cosecha diferentes tipos de verduras como por ejemplo repollo, choclos, zanahorias, brocoli, cebollas, habas, rocoto y otras más, ella vende sus verduras en diferentes mercados de la ciudad del Cusco, ella en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar verduras por lotes o sea va comprar rocoto, zanahorias entre otros, ella también se dedica al crianza de animales menores como por ejemplo cuyes, gallinas, chanchos y otras cosas más, ella pertenece al banco comunal “Pro Mujer De Huayocari” de la Asociación Arariwa pues es una persona responsable y colaboradora.

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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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Nicolasa to buy vegetables in batches, in other words to buy hot peppers and carrots among other vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013