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Luz  Carlota
Luz Carlota belongs to the “Mujeres Unidas” (United Women) Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Cusco district, Cusco province, Cusco department.

Luz Carlota, age 56, is a widow with five children. She has a business buying and selling clothes. She sells polo type shirts, blouses, jeans, sweaters, and jackets among others. She sells in an itinerant manner to her friends, neighbors, and relatives. She is a retired teacher, and she has been doing this business activity for some time. She is a very optimistic and happy person.

She is requesting the loan to buy more clothing merchandise for her business. That way she will have a greater variety to offer her customers. She is happy about the loan, and she pledges to make her payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal” MUJERES UNIDAS”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Cusco, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Luz Carlota; ella tiene 56 años de edad, viuda y tiene 5 hijos; La socia tiene su negocio de compra y venta de ropa ella vende polos, blusas, jeans, chompas, casacas entre otros mas de forma ambulatoria ofreciendo a sus amigos, vecinos y familiares, la socia es profesora cesante y se dedica a esta actividad hace ya un tiempo atrás, la socia es una persona bien optimista y alegre.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de más mercadería de ropa para su negocio y así poder tener más variedad para poder ofrecer a sus clientes.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
  • 50
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Luz Carlota to buy more clothing merchandise for her business in order to be able to have a greater variety to offer her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2011
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011