She has belonged to the communal bank "Miraflores" for many years, and at this time she needs a loan for home maintenance, as she will paint the house and renovate the bedrooms.
Marilyn was born in the department of Apurimac but lives in the city of Paucartambo. (This is in the district of Paucartambo, in the province of Paucartambo in the department of Cusco, Peru.)
Marilyn nació en el departamento de Apurímac pero vive en la ciudad de Paucartambo. (El distrito de Paucartambo en la provincia de Paucartambo dentro del departamento de Cusco, Perú).
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Important InformationAbout 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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