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Maria Del Carmen
This member belongs to the “FRATERNIDAD DE URUBAMBA” communal bank. The bank is located in Urubamba district, part of Urubamba province and Cusco department.

Sra. Maria del Carmen is 48, married and has 4 children. She sells dry staples such as potatoes, wheat, barley and quinoa in the market in Urubamba and works from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Her business has enabled her to help her children get ahead. She wants to expand her business selling dry grains and is requesting this loan to buy barley, wheat, guinoa and potatoes wholesale.

Sra. Maria del Carmen is happy about the loan and is committed to making her payments on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “FRATERNIDAD DE URUBAMBA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Urubamba, perteneciente a la provincia de Urubamba, y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Maria del Carmen; ella tiene 48 años de edad y es casada y tiene 4 hijos; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de venta de productos secos como papa, trigo, cebada y quinua, la socia vende en el mercado de Urubamba desde las 6:00 a.m hasta las 5:00 p.m, por medio de este negocio la socia saca adelante a sus hijos, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de venta de granos secos. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar cebada, trigo, quinua y papa al por mayor.

La socia 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
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Del Carmen to buy barley, wheat, guinoa and potatoes wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012