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Leonardo belongs to the San Jose de Urubamba Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Urubamba district, Urubamba province, Cusco department.

Leonardo is 54 years old, married, and has three children. He alternates his daily activities with his business of selling ice cream and cake. He distributes the ice creams and cakes to different grocery stores in the Urubamba district. He also takes them to places like Maras, Izcuchaca, and Chinchero. He works in an independent manner.

He wants to expand and improve his business of selling ice cream and cake. He is requesting a loan to buy supplies like flour, butter, sugar, and fruit to make the ice creams and cakes.

He is very happy about the loan, and he pledges to make all of his payments.
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El socio pertenece al banco comunal “SAN JOSE DE URUBAMBA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de URUBAMBA, perteneciente a la provincia de URUBAMBA y departamento de Cusco.

El socio es el Sr. Leonardo; el tiene 54 años de edad y es casado y tiene 3 hijos; El socio alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de helados y venta de pasteles, el distribuye los helados y pasteles a las diferentes tiendas de abarrotes del distrito de Urubamba y también lleva a lugares como Maras, Izcuchaca y Chinchero, el trabaja en forma independiente, el socio quiere ampliar y mejorar el negocio de venta de pasteles y helados. El socio solicita el préstamo para comprar insumos como harina, mantequilla, azúcar y fruta para preparar los helados y pasteles.

El socio 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
  • 45
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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 $550 helped Leonardo to buy supplies like flour, butter, sugar, and fruit to make ice creams and cakes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2011
Jun 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011