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Galdys is a member of the "San Isidro de Yanahura 5to Paradero" community bank which is located in Urubamba district, in Urubamba province, in Cusco department.

Galdys is 42 years old, married, and has five children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business making and selling 'chicha' (a traditional, corn-based drink). She does not make her sales from a fixed location. She sells her product in places such as Quillabamba. She sells to bars and restaurants. Galdys would like to expand and improve her 'chicha' business. She is requesting this loan to buy supplies such as corn and firewood for making 'chicha'.

Galdys is happy to be receiving this loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SAN ISIDRO DE YANAHURA 5TO PARADERO”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Galdys; ella tiene 42 años de edad y es casada y tiene 5 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de preparación y venta de chicha, ella vende en forma ambulatoria llevando a lugares como Quillabamba y lo distribuye a bares y otras picanterías, la socia quiere ampliar y mejorar el negocio de venta de chicha. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar insumos como maíz y leña para preparar la chicha.

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
  • 52
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Galdys to buy supplies such as corn and firewood for making 'chicha'.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2011
May 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011