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Gloria, age 40, has three children and lives in the city of Cusco, Peru. After doing her housework, Gloria works in her beauty salon. She has a small beauty salon where she does hairstyling, haircuts, colour changes and many other things. She has done this work for 20 years, and it is going very well for her thanks to the hard work that she puts into it.
Gloria will invest the money from this loan in the purchase of more materials for her work, such as shampoos, dyes, scissors, and many other items that she needs for the beauty salon. Gloria's dream is to buy a house and open a modern beauty salon.

Gloria belongs to the Asociacion Arariwa "Yahuar Maqui" communal bank and is grateful for the opportunities offered. She promises to comply with the repayment schedule.
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Gloria, tiene 40 años de edad, tiene tres hijos y vive en la ciudad de Cusco, Perú. Gloria después de realizar sus actividades del hogar se dedica atender su salón de belleza, ella tiene un pequeño salón de belleza donde realiza peinados, cortes, cambio de color de cabello y muchas cosas más. Ya son 20 años que se dedica a este servicio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Gloria invertirá el dinero del préstamo para comprar mas materiales de trabajo como por ejemplo champus, colorantes, tijeras y muchas cosas que necesita para el salón de belleza. El sueño de Gloria es comprar su casa y abrir un salón de belleza moderno.

Gloria 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
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,784,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Gloria to purchase more materials for her work, such as shampoos, dyes, scissors and many items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011