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Juana Yovana

Update on Juana Yovana

The borrower is Juana, who belongs to the “Los Lideres” communal bank in the city of Cusco - Peru. She is still in her business of buying and selling home and office furniture.

As on previous occasions, Juana is requesting the loan in order to buy merchandise such home and office furniture, and to capitalize her business for the upcoming Christmas sales season.

Juana is very grateful to Kiva for allowing her to continue with her livelihood, which represents her main source of income and is how she supports her family.
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La socia es la señora Juana, ella pertenece al banco “Los Lideres” de la ciudad del Cusco - Perú. La socia continúa con su actividad en la compra y venta de muebles para el hogar y la oficina. Juana como en oportunidades anteriores está solicitando el préstamo para comprar mercadería como mobiliario para la oficina y sala y capitalizar su actividad para la próxima campaña navideña. Juana está muy agradecida con KIVA por permitirle continuar con su actividad económica la cual representa el principal ingreso económico y sustento de su familia.

Previous Loan Details

This is our member, Juana. She belongs to the Los Lideres Communal Bank from the city of Cusco, Peru. Our member is still selling furniture for a living. She buys and sells home and office furniture. This time, Juana will use the requested loan to buy comfortable, modular home furniture. ... More from Juana Yovana'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
  • 169
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,197,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Juana Yovana to buy home and office furniture to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013