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Maria Augusta
María Augusta is 56 years old, has seven children, and lives in the city of Cusco, Peru. After completing her household chores, she spends her time weaving wool sweaters. María Augusta has been in this business for several years and has done very well. She is requesting a loan to buy materials, such as wool.

María Augusta belongs to the Communal Bank “Yahuar Maqui”, which is part of Asociación Arariwa. She is grateful for the opportunity that has been provided and promises to complete her payments on time.

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María Augusta, tiene 56 años de edad, tiene siete hijos y vive en la ciudad de Cusco, Perú. María Augusta después de realizar sus actividades del hogar se dedica a la confeccionar chompas de lana. Ya son varios años que se dedica este negocio y le va muy bien. María Augusta requiere el préstamo para comprar de materiales como por ejemplo lana.

María Augusta pertenece al banco comunal “Yahuar Maqui” de la Asociación Arariwa y se encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente al cronograma.

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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
  • 43
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Maria Augusta purchase wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011