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Our member belongs to the "COMUZONE" communal bank, and she lives in the city of Cusco, in the district of Huanchac, department of Cusco, Peru.

Her name is Señora Buenaventura. She is 66 years old and married, and has two children. She alternates her household work with retail sales. She has been a member of her communal bank for 9 years, and in that time she has shown herself to be a capable, polite, and very caring person.

Señora Buenaventura has a store with small tables for people to sit and have a soda while watching television. It is a lovely little space.
She has recognized an opportunity to make more money by installing a photocopy machine in her store. Therefore, Señora Buenaventura is requesting a loan to purchase a photocopy machine for her store.

Señora Buenaventura thanks COMUZONE and values the support they offer to her through their system of microlending, and she promises to complete her loan payments on schedule.
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Nuestra socia pertenece al banco comunal “COMUZONE”; Nuestra socia vive en la ciudad del Cusco, en el distrito D. Huanchac departamento D. Cusco.

Nuestra socia es la Sra. BUENAVENTURA, ella tiene 66 años D. edad es casada y tiene 2 hijos Nuestra socia alterna sus actividades del hogar con el comercio minorista, la socia pertenece a este banco comunal desD. hace 9 años y es muy cumplida y D. un gran carisma, Nuestra socia tiene una tienda con sus mesitas para tomar gaseosas y viendo la televisión, es un espacio muy simpático, y en esta oportunidad nuestra socia desea comprar una fotocopiadora para instalar en su tienda, Nuestra socia solicita el préstamo para comprar una fotocopiadora.

La socia agradece y valora el apoyo brindado mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago D. su deuda en el plazo establecido.

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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
  • 84
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Buenaventura nuestra socia solicita el préstamo para comprar una fotocopiadora.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010