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Patricia Abigail
Patricia was born in Cusco Province. She is 38 years old, separated from her spouse, and has two children.

Patricia currently lives in the city of Cusco, which is also where she conducts her business activities. She sells a line of handmade crafts called “Las Joyas Inka” (The Jewels of the Incas). Patricia has been in this business for four years and has done very well. She is taking this opportunity to request a loan to buy materials and merchandise. Her dream is to open a jewelry store.

The Communal Bank “Comuzone I” meets every 30 days in the city of Cusco, Peru. This city is known for being a tourist and business area. It is also known for the traditional festival of Inti Raymi and for being the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.

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Patricia nació en la provincia del Cusco y tiene 38 años de edad, ella es separada y tiene dos hijos.
Actualmente, Patricia vive en la ciudad del Cusco y donde desarrolla sus actividades económicas, ella se dedica a la venta de artesania de nombre “Las Joyas Inka”. Ya son cuatro años que se dedica a este negocio y le va muy bien.

En esta oportunidad Patricia requiere el préstamo para comprar materiales y mercadería. Su sueño de Patricia es abrir una tienda de venta de joyas.

El Banco Comunal “Comuzone I” se reúne cada treinta en la ciudad del Cusco (Perú). Cusco es conocido por ser una zona muy turística, comercial y por su fiesta tradicional del Inti Raymi y también porque se encuentra una de las siete maravillas del mundo “Machupicchu”.

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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
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,796,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Patricia Abigail to buy materials and merchandise for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012