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Dominga is a member of the "San José D. Urubamba" community bank which is located in Urubamba district, in Urubamba province, in Cusco department.

Dominga is 53 years old, married, and has seven children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business selling food. She prepares different dishes such as 'anticuchos' (a grilled meat and potato dish). She also sells chicken soup and barbecued meats. She makes her sales as an itinerant street vendor in Yucay district. Through this business, she gets her children ahead in life. Dominga would like to expand and improve her food business. She is requesting this loan so that she can buy products to cook such as rice, potatoes, chicken and meat. She will also buy firewood.

Dominga is happy to be receiving a loan and pledges to make her repayments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “SAN JOSE D. URUBAMBA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito D. Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia D. Urubamba y departamento D. Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Dominga; ella tiene 53 años D. edad y es casada y tiene 7 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio D. venta D. comida, ella prepara distintos platos como anticuchos que es un plato a base D. carne con papas hechas en parrilla, también venD. caldo D. gallinas y asado D. carne, ella venD. en forma ambulatoria en el distrito D. Yucay,la socia por medio D. este negocio saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar y mejorar el negocio D. venta D. comida. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar productos para cocinar como arroz, papa, gallina, carne y leña.

La socia está feliz por el préstamo y se compromete a cumplir con los pagos D. 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
  • 49
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Dominga to buy food products to cook such as rice, potatoes, chicken, meat, and also firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2011
Jun 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011