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This borrower is a responsible and hard-working person. For that reason, her friends invited her to join Asociación Arariwa's "Las Natividades" community bank.

The borrower was born in the city of Huarocondo (in Anta province, Cusco department, Peru). She is 34 years old, married, and has four children from her relationship who are 10, 8, 3 and 3 months. They all live with her.

The borrower currently lives in the same city in which she was born and this is where she carries out her business. She raises animals such as pigs and also prepares a traditional dish called 'chicharrón' (fried pork rinds). She sells her food in Inquilapata market, in Anta province, during town fiestas and also in other markets.

Another business that this borrower is engaged in is buying and selling corn. She has been in these businesses since she was 8 years old as she used to accompany her parents but, now that she is an adult, she has to look out for the well-being of her own family. On this occasion, she needs a loan to buy pigs and corn.
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La socia es una persona responsable y trabajadora que por esas cualidades sus compañeras le invitaron a participar del banco comunal “Las Natividades” de la Asociación Arariwa.

La socia nació en la ciudad de Huarocondo (provincia de Anta, departamento del Cusco, Perú) y tiene 34 años de edad, ella está casada y fruto de esta unión tiene cuatro hijos. Las edades de sus hijos de la socia son de 10 años, 8 años, 3 años y de 3 meses de nacido y permanecen en su lado todos.

Actualmente, la socia vive en la misma ciudad donde nació y donde desarrolla sus actividades comerciales. Ella se dedica a la crianza de animales como chanchos y también se dedica a preparación del plato típico que se llama Chicharrón. Ella vende su comida en la feria de Inquilapata de la provincia de Anta, en las fiestas patronales y en otras ferias.

Otra actividad que desarrolla la socia es la compra y venta de maíz. Desde los 8 años la socia se dedica a los negocios pues acompañaba a sus padres pero ahora que es mayor tiene que velar por el bienestar de su familia. En esta oportunidad, la socia requiere el préstamo para comprar chanchos y maíz.

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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
  • 91
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,889,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped this borrower to buy pigs and corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012