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Gerarda belongs to the "SAYHUA 3" community bank. This bank is located in the district of Urubamba, part of the province of Urubamba and department of Cusco.

Gerarda alternates her daily activities with a business selling corn. She buys corn in bulk and sells in the market in Urubamba from 6 am to 7 pm. By means of this business she supports her children. She wants to expand and improve her business selling corn. She is seeking the loan in order to buy corn in bulk.

She is pleased to receive the loan and promises to comply with the payment of her instalments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SAYHUA 3”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba, y departamento de Cusco.

La socia Gerarda alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de maíz, ella compra maíz al por mayor y lo vende en el mercado de Urubamba desde las 6:00 a.m hasta las 7:00 p.m, por medio de estos negocios la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar y mejorar el negocio de venta de maíz. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar maíz al por mayor.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
  • 173
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,197,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Gerarda to buy corn in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014