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This member belongs to the “Kantu de San Jerónimo” communal bank. She lives in the province and department of Cusco.

The member is Margarita. She is 43 years old and is a native to San Jerónimo. She has a live-in partner and has 4 children. She is native to Quincemil in the fringes of the jungle on Peruvian territory. Her partner is a bricklayer and she works making clothing for women, men, and children. She arranged a small space in her house and she works there making all types of clothing fit to the size and taste of the customer. She is requesting the loan to be able to purchase fabrics, sewing thread and other items.

Margarita values and is infinitely grateful for the loan provided since it allows her to grow with her business and improve her quality of life. Likewise, she promises to make her loan payments according to the stipulated time frame.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “KANTU DE SAN JERONIMO”; La socia vive en la provincia y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Margarita; ella tiene 43 años de edad y La socia es natural de San Jerónimo, ella es conviviente y tiene 4 hijos, la socia es natural de Quincemil en la ceja de selva del territorio peruano, su conyugue es albañil y ella se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir, para damas, caballeros y niños, ella acomodó un pequeño espacio en su casa y hay trabaja fabricando todo tipo de ropa a la medida y gusto del cliente. La socia solicita el préstamo para poder comprar telas, hilos de cocer y otros.

La socia valora y agradece infinitamente el crédito otorgado ya que este le permite crecer con su negocio y mejorar su calidad de vida, así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas en el plazo estipulado.

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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
  • 72
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,828,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Margarita to be able to purchase fabrics, sewing thread and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2010
Aug 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010