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Here is a member of the communal bank named "Virgen del Carmen de Yuncaypata". It is located in the community of Yuncaypata, in the province of Cusco and the department of Cusco.

Her name is Purificacion. She is 25 years old, separated, and she has 1 child. She alternates her daily activities with her knitting business. She knits wraps, sweaters, scarves, mittens and others. She knits at home to later sell to her clients. She works independently and this ways she is able to have more time for her son. This is something she really enjoys and she puts a lot of effort into her work. She is a responsible person and this is how she is able to provide for her son.

She requests a loan to purchase materials such as yarn, needles, wool and other materials.

She is happy for her loan and she is committed to making her payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “VIRGEN DEL CARMEN DE YUNCAYPATA”; El banco está ubicado en la comunidad de Yuncaypata, perteneciente a la provincia de Cusco y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Purificacion; la socia tiene 25 años de edad, separada y tiene 1 hijo; la socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de artesanías (tejidos) como mantas, chompas,chalinas,guantes entre otros ella teje en su casa para luego venderlo a sus clientes, ella trabaja de forma independiente esto hace que tenga más tiempo para estar con su hijo esto es algo que le gusta mucho y le pone más esfuerzo a su trabajo, la socia es una persona responsable y de esta manera ella saca a su hijo adelante.

La socia solicita el préstamo para la compra de materiales como hilos, agujasa, lana entre otros más.

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).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Purificacion to purchase yarn, needles, and wool.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2011
Apr 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011