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Sonia is 37 years old, has two children, and lives in the city of Cusco, Peru. Sonia tells us that she owns two bakeries and that she and her husband Edgar work making bread and many other products. She has been in this business for eight years and it is going very well. On this occasion, she needs a loan to buy supplies such as flour, yeast and other products.

Sonia is a member of Asociación Arariwa's "Kantus" community bank. She is grateful for the opportunity she is being offered with this loan and she pledges to make his repayments according to schedule.
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Sonia, tiene 37 años de edad, tiene dos hijos y viven en la ciudad del Cusco, Perú. Sonia nos cuenta que tiene dos panaderías, ella y su esposo Edgar trabajan haciendo panes y muchas cosas más. Ya son ocho años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien, ella en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar insumos como por ejemplo harina, levadura y otras cosas más que se necesitan.

Sonia pertenece al banco comunal “Kantus” 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
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,860,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Sonia to buy supplies such as flour, yeast and other products that she needs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011