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Mario is 42 years old; he was born in the community of Yanahuara. He currently lives with his partner in the city where he was born, and they do not yet have any children. In spite of facing adversity in his life, Mario is hardworking and always comes out ahead. He is a cook, and he works in a travel agency called S.A.S. Travel. He has worked for this company for 10 years, and the work is going well. Mario hopes to use micro credit as an opportunity to do some maintenance on his home.

Mario belongs to the "Villa Marcela de Virgen del Carmen" community bank, part of the Arariwa Association; he has been working with his co-members at the community bank for several years.
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Mario tiene 42 años y nació en la comunidad de Yanahuara. Actualmente, Mario vive en la ciudad de donde nació, él tiene su pareja pero todavía no tinen hijos, él es un hombre luchador, trabajador que a pesar de las adversidades sale adelante, él es cocinero y trabaja en la empresa de agencia de viajes “S.A.S TRAVEL”. Ya son 10 años que trabaja en esta empresa y le va muy bien. Mario en esta oportunidad requiere el micro crédito para uso personal específicamente para el mantenimiento de su casa.

Mario pertenece al banco comunal “Villa Marcela de Virgen del Carmen” de la Asociación Arariwa y trabaja con sus compañeras del banco comunal desde hace varias años.

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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 $725 helped Mario to do maintenance on his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011