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Los Gigantes De Santiago De Chacan Group
In this Group: Pascuala, Josefa, Estela, Damian, Asunta, Lucia, Marcelino, Juana, Isidro, Alicia, Rosalio*, Adelaida*
* not pictured

Update on Los Gigantes De Santiago De Chacan Group

The members belong to the “Los Gigantes de Santiago de Chacan” communal bank. This bank is located in the Anta district, Anta province, Cusco department.

Pascuala is a member, and she is in a common-law marriage. She is 46 years old, and she has one child. She works in her agricultural business, and she sells wheat and beans. She has a small piece of land where she grows wheat and beans. She sells at the different markets. She works from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. She has had this business for six years, and it is going very well for her.

She is requesting the loan to buy bean and wheat seeds.

The other members sell animals, sell crops, provide taxi service, and have a livestock business. The member whose thumbnail photo is pasted to the group photo requested that her photo be taken later for work-related reasons

Pascuala is grateful to those who form part of this dream through this loan. She pledges to make her payments in a timely fashion.
View original language description ↓
Los socios pertenecen al banco comunal “LOS GIGANTES DE SANTIAGO DE CHACAN”; Este banco se ubicada en el distrito de Anta, perteneciente a la provincia de Anta y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Pascuala ella es conviviente y tiene 46 años y tiene 1 hijo; La socia trabaja en su negocio de agricultura a la venta de trigo y habas, la socia tiene un pequeño terreno donde siembra trigo y habas, la socia vende en los diferentes mercados, la socia trabaja desde las 9:00 a.m hasta las 6:00 p.m, la socia ya tiene 6 años en este negocio y le va muy bien. La socia solicita el crédito para comprar semillas de habas y trigo.
La socia que esta pegada a la foto grupal se le tomo despues la foto porque pidio permiso por motivoa de trabajo.
Los otros socios se dedican al negocio de venta de animales, negocio de venta de agricultura, negocio de servicio de taxi y negocio de ganadería.

La socia agradece a quienes forman parte de este sueño mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas en el plazo establecido.

Previous Loan Details

The group members belong to the communal bank "Los Gigantes de Santiago de Chacan". This bank is located in the district of Anta, which belongs to the province of Anta and the department of Cusco. One of the group members is Josefa. She is 48 years old and is married with 6 children. She makes ... More from Los Gigantes De Santiago De Chacan Group'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).

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This is a Group Loan

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Los Gigantes De Santiago De Chacan Group's $5,800 loan helped a member to buy bean and wheat seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013