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Our member Mariluz runs a café where she sells tarts, cakes and coffee. She has been running her business for a number of years and is doing well. Her dream is now to extend the café premises. Mariluz is seeking the loan to buy tarts and cakes. She is happy to be able to obtain the loan and promises to pay it back in full.
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La socia Mariluz se dedica al negocio de cafetin,la socia vende tortas, pasteles y cafes,la socia ya tiene varios años en este negocio y le va muy bien, el sueño de la socia es ampliar el negocio de cafetin.La socia solicita el crédito para comprar tortas y pasteles.

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
  • 178
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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 $900 helped Mariluz the member is applying for the loan to buy tarts and cakes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2014
May 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014