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Maria Cleofe

Update on Maria Cleofe

Maria Cleofe continues to be a member of the Imasumac II community bank. She also continues her business selling vegetables. She sells vegetables at one of the markets in the city of Cusco. Her day starts at 8:00am and goes until 6:00pm. This business has helped her improve the lives of her children. Her dream is to expand and improve her vegetable sales business.

She is requesting this loan to purchase tomatoes, onions, carrots, and pumpkins. She is happy with this loan and promises make her payments on time.
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Maria Cleofe continúa en el banco comunal “Imasumac II” y con el negocio de venta de verduras. Ella vende verduras en uno de los mercados de la ciudad del Cusco. Su jornada empieza desde las 8:00 a.m. hasta las 6:00 p.m. Por medio de este negocio saca adelante a sus hijos. Su sueño es ampliar y mejorar el negocio de venta de verduras. Solicita el crédito para comprar tomates, cebollas, zanahorias y zapallos. Está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

Previous Loan Details

Maria is a member of the 'Imasumac II' community bank which is located in Huanchac district, in Cusco province and department. Maria is 60 years old, married, and has eight children, seven of whom live independently. She only lives with one of her children who is 18 years old. Maria's busine... More from Maria Cleofe's previous loan »

Additional Information

Important Information

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Cleofe to purchase tomatoes, onions, carrots, and pumpkin.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013