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Giovanna, 36, has a son. She was born in the city of Urubamba and still lives there. Giovanna’s employed in a private firm where crafts like paintings, decorations, utensils, jewelry, murals and sculptures, among others are manufactured. She works from 8 in the morning until 7 at night Monday through Saturday. She’s been working for several years and does very well due to the effort she puts into her work. On this occasion, Giovanna needs the loan to do some home improvements. She will buy paint and cement. Her dream is to have her own crafts-making business.
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Giovanna tiene 36 años de edad y tiene un hijo, ella nació en la ciudad de Urubamba y actualmente vive en la misma ciudad donde nació. Giovanna trabaja en una empresa privada donde se dedica a la elaboración de artesanía como pintura, decorativos, utilitarios, joyería, murales, esculturas y entre otros, ella trabaja desde las 8 de la mañana hasta 7 de la noche de lunes a sábados. Ya son varios años que trabaja y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su labor. Giovanna en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para mantenimiento de la casa va comprar pintura y cemento. Su sueño es tener su propio negocio de elaboración de artesanía.

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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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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 112
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,813,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Giovanna to buy paint and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013