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Saturnina is a member of the Communal Bank “Madres Trabajadoras” (Working Mothers), which is located in the District of Santiago, Province and Department of Cusco.

She is 57 years old, married, and has three children. Sra. Saturnina divides her time between her daily activities and her business making clothes. She is a seamstress by profession and sews different types of garments such as trousers and blouses. Her husband works as an employee of the electric utility in the southeast. Saturnina wants to expand her sewing business and buy a new sewing machine. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy construction materials to expand her sewing workshop.

Saturnina is grateful to those who made her dream come true and promises to complete her payments by the established deadlines.

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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “Madres Trabajadoras”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Santiago, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Saturnina; ella tiene 57 años de edad y es casada y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de confección de ropa, ella es costurera, ella cose diferentes ropas como pantalones y blusas, su esposo trabaja como empleado de electro sur este, la socia quiere ampliar su negocio de costurera y comprar máquina de coser nueva.La socia solicita el préstamo para ampliar el taller de costura para comprar materiales de construcción.

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

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,488,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Saturnina purchase construction materials to expand her sewing workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2010
Oct 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011