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Paulina lives in the province of Paucartambo, three hours from the city of Cusco. She is 62 years old and is married.

With much effort and dedication she helps her family to get ahead. As her main business activity, she provides an interprovincial transportation service. She has a vehicle that she rents out so that other residents can provide the transport service. She has been in this business for several years already and it is going well thanks to the effort she puts into her work.

She belongs to the communal Bank "Santa Ana" and on this occasion she requires a loan to perform maintenance on the vehicle - an oil change and a brake inspection.

She is thankful and appreciative of the loan and is committed to making the monthly payments responsibly.
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Paulina vive en la provincia de Paucartambo a 3 horas de la ciudad del Cusco, ella tiene 62 años de edad y es casada, ella saca adelante a su familia con mucho esfuerzo y dedicación pues su actividad económica principal es brindar servicio de transporte interprovincial, ella tiene un carro que alquila para que los demás pobladores brindan servicio de transportes. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Ella pertenece al banco comunal “Santa Ana” y esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para hacer mantenimiento del carro entonces va hacer cambiar de aceite y verificación de frenos. Agradece y valora el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas mensuales con mucha responsabilidad.

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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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 179
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Paulina to perform maintenance on her vehicle - an oil change and brake inspection.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013