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Sra. Modesta belongs to the Communal Bank “San Isidro de Yanahura – 5to Paradero” which is located in the District and Province of Urubamba, Department of Cusco.

She is 37 years old, married, and has seven children. Modesta divides her time between her daily activities and her business of raising animals such as pigs and chickens. She also has a plot of land on which she grows vegetables such as carrots, cabbages, and lettuce. Modesta sells her produce at the market in Urubamba as a street vendor. Through these businesses, she has been able to help her children move forward. Modesta wants to expand both her businesses of selling vegetables and raising animals. Therefore, she is requesting a loan to buy animals and seeds to plant on her land.

Modesta is happy with the loan and promises to complete her payments.

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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. Modesta; ella tiene 37 años de edad y es casada y tiene 7 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de crianza de animales como chanchos y gallinas y también tiene un terreno de cultivo donde siembra hortalizas como zanahoria, repollo y lechuga y después lo vende en el mercado de Urubamba en forma ambulatoria, por medio de este negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de venta de hortalizas y crianza de animales. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar animales y semillas para su tierra de cultivo.

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
  • 36
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  • $64,328,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Modesta to purchase animals and vegetable seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2011
May 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011