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Yanett Del Pilar
Yanett Del Pilar is 40 years old and lives in the city of Cusco, which is located in the Department of Cusco, Peru. Her main business activity is making and selling handicrafts such as sweaters, scarves, and socks. In addition to distributing to the craft merchants in the District of Cusco, she ships her merchandise to her relatives in Italy. Yanett has been in business for 4½ years and has done very well. She needs a loan to buy materials for making crafts. Her dreams include opening a store, working in a more formal manner, and exporting to other countries.

Yanett belongs to the Communal Bank “Hijas de María” (Daughters of Mary), which is part of Asociación Araiwa, in Cusco, Peru. The Communal Bank is in its third year of operation and all of the members have done very well.

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Yanett Del Pilar tiene 40 años de edad y vive en la ciudad del Cusco departamento del Cusco, Perú. Su actividad económica principal de Yanett Del Pilar es la elaboración y venta de artesanía como por ejemplo chompas, chalinas, escarpines, ella no solo distribuye a las vendedoras de artesanía de la zona del Cusco sino también envía mercadería a Italia a sus familiares. Ya son 4 años y medio que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien. Yanett requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales para elaborar artesanía. El sueño de la socia es abrir una tienda, trabajar de forma más formal y distribuir a otros países.

Yanett pertenece al banco comunal “Hijas de María” de la Asociación Arariwa, Cusco, Perú. El banco comunal esta en el tercer año de funcionamiento y a todos los socios les va muy bien.

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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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Yanett Del Pilar purchase materials for making crafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2011
Feb 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011