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Isabel is 50 years old, is married, and is a responsible mother who in every moment seeks opportunities to get ahead and through her daily efforts to give her children a better future. Her husband works as a builder to support the family financially.

Isabel alternates her household activities with her small business selling firewood. She also works as a housekeeper for the brothers of the La Salle congregation of Urubamba. She has been in business for several years now, and it has gone very well for her thanks to the effort she puts into her work.

Isabel belongs to the "Tercer Milenio" (Third Milennium) communal bank of Asociación Arariwa. Her first loan was for $100, which she invested in her business. She needs this loan to buy firewood.

Isabel is grateful for this opportunity and promises to pay off the loan on time.
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Isabel tiene 50 años, es casada y es una madre responsable que busca a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario entregar un mejor futuro a sus hijos. Su esposo trabaja como albañil así de esta manera apoya al ingreso económico de la familia.

Isabel alterna sus actividades del hogar con su pequeño negocio de venta de leña, ella también brinda servicios domésticos para los hermanos de la congregación “La Salle” de Urubamba. Ya son varios años que se dedica al negocio y le ha ido muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo.

Isabel pertenece al banco comunal “TERCER MILENIO” de la Asociación Arariwa. Su primer crédito de la socia fue de 100 dólares de las cuales invirtió en su negocio. Actualmente, la socia requiere el préstamo para comprar leña.

La socia se encuentra agradecida 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
  • 81
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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 $400 helped Isabel isabel needs this loan to buy firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010