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Elvira’s a hardworking, enterprising woman who supports her family. She’s 49-years-old and has five children. She works buying and selling cheese. She buys the cheese in the city of Sicuani and then sells it in the city of Paucartambo. She’s been in this business for several years 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 more cheese. She is grateful for and values the loan and commits to make her monthly payments very responsibly.
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Elvira una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora que saca adelante a su familia, ella tiene 49 años edad y tiene cinco hijos, ella se dedica a la compra y venta de queso, ella compra sus quesos de la ciudad de Sicuani para luego venderlo en la ciudad 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 mas quesos.

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
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Elvira to buy more cheese.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013