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Melissa Yeny
Melissa is a member of Qorichuspas Communal Bank in the city of Cusco, Peru. Melissa's married and has two children, the older one in school and the younger one a year-old baby. She makes a living selling general crafts, which she distributes in the main tourist markets in the city.

Melissa is requesting this loan to buy merchandise such as textiles, tapestries, and ceramic decorations. Part of it will pay for her daughter's education expenses.

Melissa's very grateful to Kiva for allowing her to get stronger in her business, which is her main income and the possibility of giving her children a better quality of life and an education.
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Melissa es La socia que pertenece al banco comunal “QORICHUSPAS” de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú. Melissa está casada y tiene 2 hijos, la mayor estudia en la escuela y el ultimo es un bebé de un año de edad. La socia se dedica a la comercialización de elementos de artesanía en general y los distribuye en las principales ferias turísticas de la ciudad. Melissa en esta oportunidad está solicitando su préstamo para comprar mercadería como tejidos, tapicería, adornos cerámicos y una parte para pagar los estudios de la educación de su hija. Melissa está muy agradecida con KIVA por permitirle desarrollarse en su actividad económica, la cual representa su principal ingreso económico y la posibilidad de ofrecer una mejor calidad de vida y educación a sus hijos.

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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).

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,100,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Melissa Yeny to buy crafts and to pay her daughter's school expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 6, 2012
Listed
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013