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Luisa belongs to the communal bank “CHOQUEQUIRAO." This bank is located in the Huanchac district of Cusco province, in the department of Cusco.

Luisa, 50, lives with a partner and has 2 children. She has a business buying and selling clothing and appliances. She travels to the city of Tacna to buy merchandise such as jackets, sweatshirts and other clothing for men and women. She also purchases appliances and sells them door-to-door based on advance orders. She has had this business for 15 years. Luisa also sells handicrafts that she makes such as chessboards, lamps and musical dolls made of clay. She requests a loan so that she can buy clothing at wholesale, appliances such as tv's and stereos, and materials to make her ceramics. She requests a loan to buy materials such as clay and pigments that she will use to paint various landscape designs with a brush.

Luisa is very satisfied and grateful for the support provided through these means, and she is committed to making her payments according to the established schedule.
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La socia pertenece al Banco Comunal “CHOQUEQUIRAO”; El banco pertenece al distrito de Huanchac, Provincia de Cusco, departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Luisa; la socia tiene 50 años; la socia es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos; La socia se dedica a la compra y venta de ropa y artefactos, la socia viaja a la ciudad de Tacna a comprar mercadería como casacas, buzos, ropa para damas y caballeros, también trae artefactos y los vende a pedido de forma ambulatoria, la socia tiene este negocio desde hace 15 años; La socia también se dedica a la artesanía ella elabora ajedrez, lámparas, muñecos músicos hechos en arcilla, la socia solicita el crédito para invertir en la compra de mercadería como ropa al por mayor y artefactos como televisores, equipos de sonidos, y comprar materiales para la elaboración de cerámica. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de materiales como arcilla, pigmentos para pintar con pinceles los diversos dibujos paisajísticos.

La socia se muestra muy satisfecha y agradecida por el apoyo que se le brindara mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus deudas en el plazo establecido.

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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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Luisa to buy materials such as clay and paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011