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Update on Livia

The borrower still has her business selling clothing. She sells clothing for ladies, men and children, and has been working in this business for seven years. It is going very well.

She has a stand in a shopping center, and works from 8:00am to 7:00pm. Her dream is to expand her clothes-selling business.

She is applying for the loan in order to buy pants, sweaters, jackets and T-shirts for children, ladies and men. She is happy about the loan and promises to make her installment payments.
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La socia se sigue dedicando al negocio de venta de ropa,la socia vende ropa para damas,caballeros y niños,la socia se dedica a este negocio 7 años y le va muuy bien,la socia tiene un stand en un centro comercial,la socia trabaja desde las 8:00 a.m hasta las 7:00 p.m,el sueño de la socia es ampliar el negocio de venta de ropa.La socia solicita el credito para comprar pantalones,chompas,casacas y polos para niños,damas y caballeros.

La socia esta contenta con el credito y se compromete a cumplir los pagos de su cuota

Previous Loan Details

The borrower is currently engaged in buying clothes wolesale from different large stores in Lima, Bolivia and others and sells them retail in Cusco. The borrower travels to buy wholesale clothes for ladies, men and children for later resale. The borrower has a stand at a well-known commercial cen... More from Livia'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
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,953,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Livia to buy pants, sweaters, jackets and T-shirts for children, ladies and men.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013