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Florencia belongs to the Nueva Vision de Urubamba Communal Bank, which is located in the heart of the sacred valley of the Incas. Urubamba is one hour and ten minutes from the city of Cusco.

She is a 57 year old widow, and she has five children. Four of the children are independent, and she lives with her 19 year old child. She alternates her activities between the household and her small business.

She sells vegetables. She takes beans, peas, carrots, and all types of vegetables to the Convención Quillabamba province. She has worked this way for 13 years. She buys the vegetables in the Urubamba province and takes them to Quillabamba to sell. She is requesting the loan to buy more vegetables wholesale to sell.

She is grateful for the opportunity of the loan, and she promises to make her payments on time.
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Nuestra socia Florencia, pertenece al banco comunal “NUEVA VISION DE URUBAMBA”, nuestra socia está ubicado en el corazón del valle sagrado de los inkas, Urubamba está a 1 hora 10 minutos de la ciudad del Cusco.

Nuestra socia tiene 57 años de edad, ella es viuda y tiene 5 hijos de los cuales 4 de ellos son independientes y vive con uno de 19 años de edad, nuestra socia alterna sus actividades del hogar con el comercio minorista, nuestra socia vende verduras, ella lleva habas, arvejas, zanahorias y todo tipo de verdura a la provincia de la Convención Quillabamba, la socia trabaja con esta modalidad hace ya 13 años, compra las verduras en la provincia de Urubamba y las lleva a vender a Quillabamba. Nuestra socia solicita el préstamo para comprar al por mayor verduras y venderlas.

Nuestro socio agradece la oportunidad brindada y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus diferentes cuotas en los plazos establecidos.

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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
  • 37
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  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Florencia buy more vegetables wholesale to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010