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Norma is a member of the community bank Mi Peru, which is part of the Arariwa Association. She is 59 years old and has five children. She’s a new member; this is her first time working with Mi Peru. Her primary source of income is selling foods in her home, where she converted one room into a grocery store. She opens at 5 AM and closes at 10 PM. She is still a young woman, and an entrepreneur who feels responsible for seeking out every opportunity to succeed. She works every day to create a better future for her children. She needs this loan so that she can buy two display cases for fish and chicken. She will also buy sugar, noodles, rice, milk, bread, etc. Norma wants to be professional and successful so that she can help her children. She’s grateful for your support, and has promised to make her payments on time.
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Norma pertenece al banco comunal “MI PERU” de la Asociación Arariwa, tiene 59 años y tiene cinco hijos. Es socia nueva y por primera vez que participa en el banco comunal.

Su principal actividad económica es vender comestibles en su domicilio, ella acomodo una habitación de su domicilio para convertirla en una tienda de venta de abarrotes. Ella abre la tienda a las 5 de la mañana y cierra a las 10 de la noche. Ella es una madre joven, responsable y emprendedora que buscan a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario entregar un mejor futuro a su hijo, ella requiere el crédito para comprar dos exhibidores para poner pescado y pollo y para comprar también comestibles como por ejemplo azúcar, fideos, arroz, leche, pan, etc. El anhelo de la socia es sacar profesional a sus hijos.

Norma 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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Norma buying display cases and grocery items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010