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Rosario belongs to the communal bank “Patrón de San Sebastián” from the city of Cusco. She was born in the city of Cusco and lives in that same city where she was born. She is 65 years old and married, and as a result of that relationship, she has 6 children. Her primary business activity is selling snacks in one of the bus terminals in the city of Cusco. It has been several years since she started her business, and it is going very well for her. At this moment, she needs a loan to buy merchandise like candies, gum, cookies, sodas, and more. She is happy to be getting a loan and she promises that she will make her payments on schedule.
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Rosario pertenece al banco comunal “Patrón de San Sebastián” de la ciudad del Cusco. Ella nació en la ciudad del cusco y vive en la misma ciudad donde nació. Ella tiene 65 años de edad y es casada y fruto de esta hermosa relación tiene seis hijos. Su actividad económica principal es vender golosinas en uno de los terminales terrestres de la ciudad del Cusco. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como: dulces, chicles, galletas, gaseosas y otras cosas más. Esta feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
  • 130
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  • $58,884,300
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rosario to buy merchandise like sweets, gum, cookies, soda, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013