Felicitas belongs to the community bank “REYNA DE LOS ANGELES DE URQUILLOS” [“Queen of the Angels of Urquillos”]. She is 40 years old and is in a common law marriage with five children. She works selling chicha [an alcoholic drink made from fermented maize] and she has a small restaurant from which she also sells chicha. She is requesting this loan to buy fermented maize. Felicitas has worked at this business for a number of years now, and she says it does well for her because of the effort and determination she puts into her work. She says that the loan makes her happy and she promises to comply with its payments.
Felicitas pertenece al banco comunal “REYNA DE LOS ANGELES DE URQUILLOS“, ella tiene 40 años edad y tiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene cinco hijos, ella se dedica a la venta de chicha y tiene una pequeña picantería donde expende la bebida(Chicha). En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar jora. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos.
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).