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Juana is 70 years old. She's married, and from this beautiful relationship she has two children. She was born in the town of Yanaoca, but lives in the town of Saylla. Juana's main business is selling household staples such as rice, sugar, milk, olive oil, tuna, bread, detergent, soft drinks and other items. She runs a small grocery store in her house where she sells the products to her neighbors. She has been in this line of work for several years and it's going very well, thanks to how hard she works at it. On this occasion she requests a loan in order to purchase merchandise such as sacks of rice and sacks of sugar.
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Juana tiene 70 años de edad y es casada y fruto de esta hermosa relación tiene dos hijos, ella nació en la ciudad de Yanaoca pero vive en la ciudad de Saylla. Su actividad económica principal de Juana es la venta de productos de primera necesidad como arroz, azúcar, leche, aceite, atunes, pan, detergentes, gaseosas y otras cosas más entonces ella tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes en su domicilio donde expende sus productos a sus vecinos. Ya son varios años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su labor. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería como sacos de arroz y sacos de azúcar.

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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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Juana to purchase merchandise such as sacks of rice and sacks of sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013