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The Amistad Cusqueña communal bank meets every month in the city of Cusco. (Cusco is a place known for being a very commercial area with a lot of tourists, for its traditional Inti Raymi festival, and because one of the Seven Wonders of the World is there, Machu Picchu.)

The member, José, was born in the city of Cusco. He's 39 years old and is in a common-law relationship from which he has three children. His main economic activity is making wood furniture such as chairs, wardrobes, beds, tables, and other pieces.

He needs this loan to buy working materials such as wood, carpenter's glue, and other things.

He's happy about the loan and pledges to make his payments punctually. He's grateful for the help offered.
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El Banco Comunal “Amistad Cusqueña” se reúne cada treinta en la ciudad del Cusco. (Cusco es lugar conocido por ser una zona muy turística, comercial, por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y porque se encuentra una de las siete maravillas del mundo “Machupicchu”)

El socio José nació en la ciudad del Cusco, tiene 39 años de edad y tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene tres hijos. Su actividad económica principal es la elaboración de muebles de madera como sillas, carpetas, roperos, camas, mesas y otras cosas más. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales de trabajo como por ejemplo madera, cola de carpintero y otras cosas más. Se encuentra contento por el préstamo pues se compromete a pagar sus cuotas puntualmente y agradece por la ayuda brindada.

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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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 179
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jose to buy wood, carpenter's glue, and other work materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013