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Luciana was born in the community of Vallecito Suaray in the city of Anta. She is 42 years old and lives in the same community where she was born. She is married and has four children from this marriage.

Luciana sells vegetables. Twice a week, she brings her products to the city of Puerto Maldonado, where she distributes them to resellers at different markets in that city. She also sells wood and raises young animals like guinea pigs and other animals. She has been doing this work for several years and it is going very well thanks to the commitment she puts into her work. At this time, Luciana needs a microloan to buy more merchandise, such as onions, potatoes, cabbage, and more.

Luciana is a responsible person who belongs to Asociación Arariwa's “Warmicuna Llanqanchis” communal bank in the city of Cusco, Peru. Cusco is where you will find the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, Peru. The name “Warmicuna Llanqanchis” comes from the Quechua language and translates into Spanish as “Mujeres que Trabajamos" ["Women who Work"].
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Luciana nació en la comunidad de Vallecito Suaray de la ciudad de Anta, ella tiene 42 años de edad y vive en la la misma comunidad donde nació, ella es casada y fruto de esta unión tiene cuatro hijos.

Luciana se dedica a la venta de verduras, ella lleva sus productos a la ciudad de Puerto Maldonado dos veces a la semana donde distribuye a las revendedoras de diferentes mercados de esa ciudad, ella también se dedica a la venta de madera y la crianza de animales menores como cuyes y otros animales. Ya son varios años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracia al empeño que pone en su trabajo. En esta oportunidad Luciana requiere el microcrédito para comprar más mercadería como por ejemplo cebollas, papa, repollo y otras cosas más.

Luciana es una persona responsable que pertenece al banco comunal “Warmicuna Llanqanchis” de la Asociación Arariwa de la ciudad del Cusco, Perú. En la ciudad del Cusco se encuentra ubicada la ciudadela de los Incas de Machupicchu, Perú. La palabra “Warmicuna Llanqanchis” proviene de la lengua Quechua que traducido al Castellano significa “Mujeres que Trabajamos”.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,488,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Luciana to buy merchandise like onions, potatoes, cabbage, and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2011
Apr 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011