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Maria Rosa
Rosa is 42 years old, has 3 children, and is from Ollantaytambo. She sells braids and tassels (for drapes and upholstery) in the Virgen Asunta de Ollantaytambo market. Her business is 3 or 4 years old and is doing well.

Rosa is a hardworking and entrepreneurial woman that looks for opportunities to grow everyday. She needs a loan to buy clothing and plastic cutlery to set up her house. She hopes to have her own store one day.

Rosa belongs to the community bank “La Unión de Ollantaytambo”, in the Arariwa Association. The bank has been in operation for 5 loan cycles. As a member, Rosa is happy and satisfied with the loan services. She is also grateful for the opportunity this provides her, and promises to repay her loan according to schedule.
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Rosa, tiene 42 años, tiene tres hijos y es natural de Ollantaytambo. Actualmente, Su actividad principal es vender pasamanería en el mercado de Virgen Asunta de Ollantaytambo. Ya son tres a cuatro años que se dedica al negocio y le va muy bien.

Rosa es una persona trabajadora y emprendedora que buscan a cada momento las oportunidades para salir adelante y con su esfuerzo diario salir adelante, ella requiere el préstamo para comprar ropa, materiales de plastiqueria e implementar su casa. El anhelo de la socia es tener una tienda propia.

Rosa pertenece al banco comunal “La Unión de Ollantaytambo” de la Asociación Arariwa. El banco comunal tiene 5 ciclos de funcionamiento, la socia manifiesta, que se encuentra contenta y satisfecha con los servicios de crédito y también 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
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Maria Rosa to buy clothing and plastic cutlery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010