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MARIA, 60, is a member of the MINIBANK communal bank. She is from the city of Cusco. She is married and has four sons, all of whom have professional careers. She has a small crafts workshop. She alternates her household chores with making crafts. She needs financing to increase production of Christmas-themed crafts. She wants to buy more materials for her crafts workshop. She is grateful for the opportunity granted by this means and pledges to repay in a timely fashion.
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La socia MARIA pertenece al banco comunal “MINIBANK”, es natural de la ciudad del Cusco.

La socia tiene 60 años de edad, es casada, tiene cuatro hijos varones, ellos son profesionales. Ella tiene un pequeño taller de manualidades.

Ella alterna sus actividades del hogar con el trabajo de hacer manualidades. La socia requiere el préstamo para aumentar su producción de venta de manualidades como arreglos navideños. Ella quiere compran más materiales para su taller de manualidades.

La socia se encuentra agradecido por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

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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
  • 50
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  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Maria to buy handicrafts materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2009
Nov 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010