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Edwin was born in the city of Huancarani, but lives in the city of Pilcopata with his wife and small daughter. He is 26 years old. Edwin is an enterprising and hardworking person that gets ahead with a lot of effort and dedication. He has two business activities that he splits during his days, for example in the mornings or afternoons he offers urban transportation services and in his free time he manages a grocery store.

He has been in these businesses for many years and they are going well thanks to the effort he puts into his work. He is a member of the communal bank "Kusacha de Pilcopata" and requests a loan to buy more merchandise, for example sacks of rice, sacks of sugar and noodles and increase work capital in this manner. He is thankful for and values the loan and promises to to pay his monthly quotas responsibly.

The town of Pilcopata is known for its forestry industry, as well as lodging and restaurants. It is a point of entrance into the Manu National Park.
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Edwin nació en la ciudad de Huancarani pero vive en la ciudad de Pilcopata junto con su pareja y pequeña hija, él tiene 26 años de edad. Edwin es una persona emprendedora y trabajadora que sale adelante con mucho esfuerzo y dedicación pues tiene dos actividades económicas que los distribuye para estar en sus actividades durante el día por ejemplo: en las mañanas o tardes trabaja brindando servicio de transporte urbano y en sus horas libres se dedica a administrar su tienda de abarrotes. Ya son varios años que se dedica a estos negocios y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Él pertenece al banco comunal “Kusacha de Pilcopata” y esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar más mercadería como por ejemplo sacos de arroz, sacos de azúcar, fideos y así aumentar su capital de trabajo en este rubro. Agradece y valora el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas mensuales con mucha responsabilidad. (El poblado de Pilcopata se destaca por el comercio de productos de la selva, así como servicios de alojamiento y restaurantes. Punto de ingreso al Parque Nacional del Manu.)

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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
  • 92
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Edwin to buy more merchandise, for example, sacks of rice, sacks of sugar and noodles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013