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Sofia Esperanza
Sofia belongs to the "Vamos Juntos" ("We go together") community bank and lives in the community of Arcopata, district of Santiago, province of Cusco, Peru. She is a 57-year-old widow with two children. She makes a living working daily at her bakery. She is a strong and hard-working woman who daily tends to her business, and being the head of her family the bakery is the backbone of her household finances. Sofia is requesting the loan to purchase flour, yeast and other ingredients for her bakery. She is grateful to those who help her reach her dream through these means, and she promises to fulfill her payments in the established period.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VAMOS JUNTOS”; La socia esta ubicada en el barrio D. Arcopata, perteneciente al distrito D. Santiago , provincia y departamento D. Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Sofia; ella tiene 57 años D. edad y es Viuda y tiene 2 Hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con Panadería; Ella se dedica a administrar su horno panadería; La socia es una mujer fuerte y luchadora y se hace cargo diario D. sus negocio, siendo la cabeza D. familia este negocio sigue siendo el respaldo D. sus hogar en cuanto a la economía. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en comprar harina, levadura y otros insumos para la panadería.

La socia agradece a quienes forman parte D. este sueño mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago D. sus cuotas 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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,381,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sofia Esperanza purchase flour, yeast and other ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010