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Natividad is a hardworking, enterprising, 53-year-old woman who supports her family; she has 8 children. She works selling vegetables, dry grains and raising small animals like guinea pigs.

She buys vegetables like onions, carrots, cabbage, lima beans, tomatoes and others from different farmers in Paucartmbo to then sell in her sales stand in one of Paucartambo’s markets. She’s been in this business for several years now and does very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work.

She belongs to the “Mamacha Carmen” communal bank and on this occasion needs the loan to buy dry grains and vegetables. She’s grateful for and values the loan and commits to make her monthly payments very responsibly.
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Natividad es una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora que saca adelante a su familia ella tiene 53 años edad y tiene ochos hijos, ella se dedica a la venta de verduras, granos secos y crianza de animales menores como cuyes, ella compra de diferentes agricultores de Paucartambo verduras como por ejemplo cebollas, zanahorias, repollo, habas, tomates y otros para luego venderlos en su puesto de venta de uno de los mercados de Paucartambo. 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 “Mamacha Carmen” y esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar granos secos y verduras. 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,923,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Natividad to buy dry grains and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013