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Braulia is a member of the 'Las Amistosas' community bank which is located in Urcos district, in Quispicanchis province, in Cusco department.

Braulia is 47 years old, widowed, and has 3 children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business selling meals. She also has a car which provides a taxi service in the city of Cusco. Braulia carries out her meals business as an itinerant street vendor. She prepares her chicken soup, chiriuchu (a traditional Cusco dish made from guinea pig, tortilla, corn, sausage and chicken), and 'chicha blanca' (a traditional, white corn-based drink). Through her businesses, Braulia gets her children ahead in life.

Braulia would like to improve her transportation business and her meals business. She is requesting a loan to buy cooking supplies and to pay to have maintenance work done on her car. She is happy to be receiving the loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “LAS AMISTOSAS”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urcos, perteneciente a la provincia de Quispicanchis y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Braulia; ella tiene 47 años de edad y es viuda y tiene 3 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de comida y también tiene un carro que hace servicio de taxi a la ciudad de Cusco, el negocio de venta de comida lo realiza en forma ambulatoria, ella prepara caldo de gallina,chiriuchu (es un plato típico de la ciudad de cusco que consta a base de cuy,tortilla,maíz,salchicha y gallina) y chicha blanca, por medio de estos negocios la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere mejorar los negocios de transporte y venta de comida. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar productos para cocinar y mantenimiento de su carro.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de su cuota.

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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
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Braulia to buy cooking supplies and to pay for maintenance work on her car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2011
Apr 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011