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The member belongs to the communal bank “TRES DE MAYO”. The bank is located in the district of Huanchac in the province of Cusco and the department of Cusco.

The member is Sra. Maria. She is 42 years old and lives with a partner. The member has 4 children of 22, 13, 12 and 5 years of age. The member works in the retail sale of fruit. She buys fruit wholesale at the terminals where the trucks arrive with their cargoes of fruit from the north. She buys different fruit and then from her house she sets off with her wheelbarrow full of fruit, bags and a small hand scale. She makes her way along busy streets and sets up business for a few minutes at the corners whilst the passersby stop to buy her produce by the kilo and by the unit. The member works every day and hopes to give her children a good education. The member wants the loan to invest in the purchase of fruit wholesale.

The member is grateful for the support given her and agrees to make her repayments in a disciplined manner.
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La socia pertenece al banco comunal “TRES DE MAYO”; el banco se encuentra ubicado en el Distrito de Huanchac en la Provincia de Cusco y Departamento de Cusco.
La socia es la Sra. Maria; la socia tiene 42 años d edad y es conviviente, la socia tiene 4 hijos de 22, 13, 12, 5 años de edad, la socia se dedica al comercio minorista de frutas, ella compra al por mayor frutas de los terminales que llegan con sus cargamentos del norte del país y compra las diferentes frutas luego ella en sus domicilio ya los distribuye y en una carretilla acomoda la fruta y con sus bolsas y sus pequeña balanza de mano se va por todas las calles de mucho movimiento y se instala unos minutos en las esquinas mientras las personas que pasan se detienen a comprarle por kilos y unidades, la socia trabaja diario y espera poder dar una buena educación a sus hijos, la socia desea el préstamo para invertir en la compra de fruta al por mayor .

La socia agradece el apoyo que se le otorgara y asi mismo se compromete a cumplir de manera disciplinada con los pagos de las cuotas.

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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 Maria to buy fruit wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012