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The member belongs to the communal bank "Madres Trabajadoras" (Working Mothers). The bank is in the Tica Tica Distrcit of Cusco Province, Cusco Department.

The member is Sra. Saturnina. She is 56 years old, is single and has three children who are 26, 24 and 21 years old. She makes her living as a seamstress. The member has a small sewing workshop in her home. She makes dresses, shirts, party suits, formal wear, jeans and skirts, among other garments. The member needs the loan to purchase cloth, thread, buttons and cloth measuring tapes and to be able to create some designs that she has in mind. In the near future, the member would like to implement some improvements to her sewing workshop. The member is requesting the loan to invest in the purchase of cloth, thread, buttons, zippers and cloth measuring tapes.

The member is very satisfied with and thankful for the support she will be given through this loan, and she promises to comply with the established repayment plan.
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La socia pertenece al Banco Comunal “MADRES TRABAJADORAS”; El banco pertenece al distrito de Tica Tica, Provincia de Cusco, departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Saturnina; La socia tiene 56 años de edad, la socia es soltera y tiene 3 hijos de 26, 24, 21 años de edad, la socia se dedica a la costura, la socia tiene un pequeño taller de costura acomodado en su casa, la socia realiza vestidos, camisas, trajes de fiesta, formales , jeans, faldas entre otras prendas, la socia con el crédito desea comprar telas, hilos, botones, reglas de costura y poder crear algunos diseños que tiene en mente, la socia a futuro no muy lejano le gustaría implementar mejor su taller de costura. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de telas, hilos, botones, cierres y reglas de costura.

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 $1,100 helped Saturnina to invest in the purchase of fabric, thread, buttons, zippers and cloth measuring tapes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012