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Maria Jesus
María Jesús belongs to the Virgen Asunta Communal Bank. She lives in the Calca district, Urubamba province, Cusco department. The city of Calca is an hour from the Cusco province.

She is the president of her communal bank. She is a 49 year old single mother. She has two children. She is a teacher at the Sagrado Jesús de Calca School.

She teaches in the mornings, and in the afternoons she alternates between her household chores and working in her small grocery business. She sells food like sugar, rice, noodles, bread, and soft drinks, etc. She has been doing this for several years. It has gone very well for her thanks to the effort that she puts into her work.

She needs a loan to increase the capital in her business of selling food.

She is grateful for the opportunity of the loan. She promises to make her payments on time.
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La socia MARIA JESUS pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN ASUNTA”, ella vive en el distrito de calca de La socia MARIA JESUS pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN ASUNTA”, ella vive en el distrito de calca de la provincia de Urubamba del departamento del Cusco. La ciudad de Calca esta a una hora de la provincia de Cusco.

La socia es la presidenta del banco comunal. La socia tiene 49 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene dos hijos, es docente del colegio “Sagrado Jesús de Calca”.

Ella por las mañanas enseña en el colegio y por las tardes ella alterna sus actividades del hogar con la atención del pequeño negocio de abarrotes donde vende víveres como azúcar, arroz, fideo, pan, gaseosas, etc. Ya son varios años con esta actividad y le ido muy bien gracias a todo el empeño que pone para en su trabajo.

La socia requiere el préstamo para aumentar el capital del negocio de venta de comestibles.

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
  • 76
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Jesus buy more food like noodles, sugar, and rice, etc. to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2009
Nov 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010