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Bernardina, 50, belongs to the “Amanecer Anteña” (Anta Dawn) communal bank located in Anta District belonging to Anta Province, Cusco Department.

She has a spouse. She alternates her daily activities with running a grocery store. She sells rice, sugar, milk and noodles. She also has a field where she grows corn and potatoes that she then sells at wholesale. She wants to expand the grocery store and the farming business. She is asking for the loan to buy rice, sugar, milk and noodles and also to buy seeds at wholesale.

She is happy with the loan and commits to make her installment payments.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “AMANECER ANTEÑA”; El banco está ubicado en el distrito de Anta, perteneciente a la provincia de Anta, y departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Bernardina; ella tiene 50 años de edad y es conviviente; La socia alterna sus actividades diarias con el negocio de tienda de abarrótesela vende arroz, azúcar, leche y fideos y también la socia tiene un terreno de cultivo donde siembra maíz y papa y después lo vende al por mayor, la socia quiere ampliar el negocio de tienda de abarrotes y negocio de agricultura. La socia solicita el préstamo para comprar arroz, azúcar, leche y fideos y también para comprar semillas 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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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Bernardina to buy rice, sugar, milk and noodles and also to buy seeds at wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012