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The member Martha was born in the Saylla district which is located 45 minutes by car from the city of Cusco.

Our member is 40 years of age, is married, and has 3 children (17, 14, and 12 years of age); she has a small grocery store in the third region of the Saylla district. The member needs this loan to buy merchandise and, that way, to be able to improve her business. She has had her grocery store for 12 years.

The member is grateful for the granting of the loan and she promises to repay it within the time allotted.

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La socia Martha, nació en el distrito de saylla, este distrito está ubicado a 45 minutos de la ciudad del Cusco en auto.

Nuestra socia tiene 40 años de edad, ella está casada y tiene 3 hijos de(17,14,12 años de edad); ella tiene una pequeña tienda abarrotes, en el tercer paradero del distrito de saylla; la socia requiere el préstamo para comprar mercadería y así poder implementar su tienda, ella está a cargo de su tienda abarrotes desde hace 12 años.

La socia agradece el préstamo otorgado y ella se compromete a pagar el total del préstamo en el plazo determinado.

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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
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Martha capital to improve her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009