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The member belongs to the communal bank “MUJERES UNIDAS”. This bank is located in the district of San Sebastian in the province and department of Cuzco.

The member is Sonia and she is 47 years old. She is a single mother of 2 children. She makes different clothing for men, women and children. She has worked for 7 years cutting and sewing clothes in her house. She needs to buy fabric, thread and buttons. She is asking for the loan to invest in the purchase of merchandise to make clothing.

The member is thankful for and values the loan in this way and is committed to making the payments according tho the established schedule.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “MUJERES UNIDAS”; este banco está situado en el distrito de San Sebastian en la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Sonia; La socia tiene 47 años de edad; ella es madre soltera y tiene 2 hijos, La socia se dedica a confeccionar diferentes trajes para damas, caballeros y niños La socia trabaja desde hace 7 años haciendo corte y confección en su casa propia. La socia necesita comprar telas, hilos y botones. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de mercadería para elaborar trajes de vestir.

La socia agradece y valora el préstamo otorgado mediante este medio y del mismo modo 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
  • 40
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  • $64,472,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Sonia to purchase merchandise to make clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2010
Oct 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011