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Luisa is 30 years old and has two children. She lives in the city of Urubamba, where she was born. Luisa makes crafts for the LANANDINA company. She creates sweaters, scarves and hats of alpaca wool. She has been there now for five years and does very well due to the effort she puts into her work. Luisa needs this loan to purchase materials such as wool.

Luisa is a member of the "Mainique" communal bank of the Arariwa Association. She is grateful for the opportunity afforded by this medium and agrees to comply with the payment schedule.
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Luisa, tiene 30 años de edad, tiene dos hijos, ella nació en la ciudad Urubamba y vive en la ciudad de Urubamba. Luisa se dedica a la elaboración de artesanía en la empresa LANANDINA, ella fabrica chompas, chalinas y chulos de lana de alpaca. Ya son cinco años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. Luisa en esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales como por ejemplo lana.

Luisa pertenece al banco comunal “Mainique” 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).

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,458,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Luisa to buy materials such as wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2011
Mar 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011