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This member belongs to the communal bank "CHICON" which is located in the village of Chicón in the province of Urubamba and department of Cusco.

Florencia, 47, is married and has two children. She has a food business and also runs a restaurant called El Paraíso where she makes different kinds of stews. She invites everyone visiting Chicón to come by and taste her dishes. She is a hard worker and in the process of building her own house. She also helps her children with their education. In the future she wants to expand and improve her restaurant. The loan will be used to buy rice, oil, potatoes and noodles, among other items, for her different stews.

She is grateful for the loan and committed to paying it back on time.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “CHICON” el banco se encuentra ubicado en el Poblado D. Chicon, en la Provincia D. Urubamba y Departamento D. Cusco.
La socia Florencia; La socia tiene 47 años, la socia es casada y tiene 2 hijos, la socia se dedica a la atención diaria D. sus restaurante, la socia tiene su propio negocio D. alimentos, ella prepara los diversos potajes y se encarga D. la administración D. sus restaurante, la socia invita a todo el público en general a que pasen a degustar si se encuentran por Chicón a su restaurante llamado el Paraíso; la socia es una persona muy trabajadora y año a año está concluyendo con la construcción D. sus vivienda, ella también apoya en los estudios D. sus hijos, la socia desea a futuro muy cercano poder hacer crecer su restaurante y mejorarlo, e implementar, ella ahora D. sea invertir el préstamo e la compra D. arroz, aceite en bidones, papa, fideos entre otros para poder preparar los diferentes potajes. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra D. insumos para la elaboración D. sus diversos potajes.
La socia agradece el apoyo que se le otorgara y así mismo se compromete a cumplir D. manera disciplinada con los pagos D. las cuotas.

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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
  • 46
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Florencia to buy ingredients for her different stews.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012