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Yanet says she was born in the community of Tambo Real in Anta Province, Department of Cusco, Peru. She is 35 years old and a single mother with five children. Yanet currently lives in the same community where she was born and has developed her business activities. She sells milk on Saturdays at the Huancaro Market in the city of Cusco. Yanet also produces cheese at the central market in Cusco called “San Pedro”. She has been in business for five years and has done very well as a result of the effort she puts into her work. At the moment, she is taking this opportunity to request a loan to buy milk and supplies for making more cheese.

Yanet is a hardworking and responsible person. As a result of these qualities, her fellow group members invited her to participate in the Communal Bank “Solidaridad de Tambo Real”, which is part of Asociación Arariwa.

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Yanet nos cuenta que nació en la comunidad del Tambo Real (provincia de Anta, departamento Cusco, Perú), tiene 35 años de edad y es madre soltera y tiene cinco hijos. Actualmente, Yanet vive en la misma comunidad donde nació y donde desarrolla sus actividades económicas. Yanet se dedica a la venta de leche en el mercado de Huancaro en la ciudad del Cusco los días sábados. Ella tambien se dedica a la producción de queso en el mercado central del Cusco “San Pedro”. Ya son cinco años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien gracias al empeño que pone en su trabajo. En esta oportunidad requiere el préstamo para comprar leche e insumos para preparar más quesos.

Yanet es una persona trabajadora y responsable que por esas cualidades sus compañeras le invitaron a participar del banco comunal “Solidaridad de Tambo Real” de la Asociación Arariwa.

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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
  • 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 $750 helped Yanet to purchase milk and supplies for making cheese.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 8, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012