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Luisa belongs to the Union of Ollantaytambo Community Bank, a part of the Arariwa Association. She is 25 years old and has two children. She studied business administration at CENFOPAR (Arariwa Professional Formation Center), a rural educational center. Currently, she sells refreshments, like hamburgers and milk, to artisans. Soon she will start working as a supervisor with PRONAMAR (the National Alphabetization Program). She has had her business for many years and has had excellent results.

Luisa is a hard-working self-starter who is always looking for opportunities to improve her life through hard work. She is applying for the loan to buy two thermoses, each of which costs 130 soles, for her business.

Luisa is thankful for the opportunity offered through this organization, and she is committed to making her payments on time.
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Luisa pertenece al banco comunal “La Unión de Ollantaytambo” de la Asociación Arariwa, tiene 25 años y tiene dos hijos. Ella nos cuenta que estudió la carrera de administración rural en la institución CENFOPAR (Centro de Formación Profesional - Arariwa). Actualmente, su actividad económica es vender refrigerio a las artesanas por ejemplo vende leche y hamburguesas, pero ahora va empezar a trabajar como supervisora en el PRONAMAR (Programa Nacional de Alfabetización). Ya son varios años que se dedica al negocio y le va excelente.

Luisa 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 implementar el negocio y va comprar dos termos que cuestan cada uno 130 soles.

Luisa 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
  • 89
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,783,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Luisa purchase of thermoses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010